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About 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.

Airports

Leptis Magna airports include:
•Tripoli International Airport

Safety Tips


•With a very low tourism level, this ancient city is very peaceful and quiet with almost no problems or crime at all
•Some of the ruins have not been uncovered, so be careful when walking through the area
•Wear solid walking or hiking shoes and not sandals or open shoes
•Show respect and do not break or damage any of the ruins
•Like the whole of Libya, alcohol is illegal in Leptis Magna, do not drink under any circumstances

Travel Books

Leptis Magna recommended travel books include the following:
•Historical and Archaeological Guide to Leptis Magna. by Takir. Bakir
•The Gladiators: History's Most Deadly Sport by Fik Meijer
•Rome in Africa by Susan Raven
•Ancient Cities Brought to Life by Jean-Claude Golvin
•Lonely Planet Libya by Anthony Ham

 

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