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Cyrene

Cyrene

Cyrene is an ancient Greek ruins situated in Libya's Jebel Akhdar highlands. As one of the most important archaeological sites in Libya, Cyrene backpacking tours are highly recommended for a glimpse into fascinating ancient Greek ruins.

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Ghadames

Ghadames

You'll find the city of Ghadames southwest of Tripoli, near Algeria and Tunisia. It's an oasis town that has a population mainly made up of Berbers. Ghadames is knows as the pearl of the desert and is one of the oldest pre-Saharan cities around.

Traditional home in Ghadames

Here we have the inside of a traditional home within Libya's Ghadames. This living space is a common layout in terms of decor in the homes of those who live here. Ghadames is a brilliant example of a traditional settlement with Berbers standing as the majority of the population.

Image by David Stanley

Modern mosque in Ghadames

Ghadames may be an old town but it has both old and modern mosques within its boundaries.

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Small square in Ghadames

This is a photo of a small square within the town of Ghadames. 

Image by David Stanley

Portico of a mosque

This is a photo taken inside a mosque in Ghadames. Religion is a strong element that runs through the streets of this old town. 

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Ghadames

Running around what is known as the old part of town is the city wall which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Image by Felix O

Ghadames is most definitely an old city bursting with its own character and atmosphere. If for anything, visit the town for a glimpse of the architecture and the multi-level approach to their living and storage.

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Leptis Magna

Leptis Magna

Situated in Libya, Leptis Magna is one of the best-preserved Roman ruins in the world. Leptis Magna budget travel is a highly recommended option for history buffs or culture-seekers, with a wide range of ancient ruins to explore.

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Nalut

Nalut

Nalut is an ancient Berber stone village situated in Libya, near the Tunisia border. Nalut backpacking tours are a must-see on any Libya overland tour, offering some of the most amazing stone architecture dating back centuries.

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Tobruk

Tobruk

Tobruk is a small harbour town situated in Libya, bordering Egypt. Tobruk budget travel is most famous for the town’s WW2 memorials, cemeteries and battle grounds.

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Tripoli

Tripoli

Tripoli is the capital city of Libya. Tripoli backpacking tours offer a range of attractions from beaches to museums, delicious Arabic cuisine and friendly and welcoming people.

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