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1 Tourism in Libya By: Ahmed Hanish CS 110 Start Start

2 Archeological Sites Roman Sites Greek Sites Tripoli Sahara Desert Statistics THE END

3 Cultural tourism is arguably Libya's biggest draw as a tourism destination There are five UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country, three of which are classical ruins: The Roman cities of Sabratha Leptis Magna in Western Libya the Greek ruins of Cyrene in the East are big tourist attractions home

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7 The Roman city of Sabratha lies 80 km (50 mi) west of the capital Tripoli. The port was established as a Phoenician trading-post around 500 BC HOME Next

8 the Villa Sileen near Al-Khoms is a good example. The mosaics are most clearly preserved in the coloured patterns of the seaward (or Forum) baths, directly overlooking the shore, and in the black and white floors of the theatre baths Back Next HOME

9 Leptis Magna: Septimius SeverusSeptimius Severus is the largest Roman city in Libya, and its ruins are some of the most complete and best preserved in the Mediterranean. The city is arguably Libya's biggest tourist attraction. Back HOME Next

10 It survived the attention of Spartan colonists, became a Punic city and eventually part of the new Roman province of Africa around 23 BC. As a Roman city it prospered, with figures like Emperor Septimius Severus as one of its emperors Back HOME

11 The Hadrianic Baths: are another attraction, measuring 28 times 15 metre, remains intact. This bath house was one of the largest that was ever built outside Rome. HOME Back

12 Cyrene: Although Cyrene was later incorporated into the Roman Empire, it was originally founded in 630 BC as a colony of the Greeks from the Greek island of Thera HOME Next

13 Temple of Apollo: One of its more significant features is the temple of Apollo which was originally constructed as early as 7th century BC HOME Next Back

14 Temple of Zeus:. Very large 6th century BCE temple which measures 70 Meters by 32 Meters and has 17 by 8 Doric columns. Stonework shows traces of Egyptian workmanship. HOME Back

15 Tripoli is the de facto capital of Libya and was once known as the "White Bride of the Mediterranean". Throughout history, the city exchanged hands many times, and several historic mosques and other sites in the medina attest to this HOME Next

16 Assaraya al-Hamra: Easily the most dominant feature of Tripoli is the Red Castle. It sits on the northern promontory overlooking what used to be the sea - a motorway and 500 m (1640 ft) of reclaimed land now separate the two. HOME Back

17 Sahara Desert: The Sahara desert represents more than 92% of the Libyan territories and is an important Libyan resource with many tourist attraction landmarks. HOME Next

18 The oases are considered in general among the most important desert tourist landmarks distinguished by their natural beauty. The oases are surrounded with sand dunes, and sometimes with lakes, which make all thereof distinct tourist attractive landscapes. Ghadames oasis Um Al-Maa Oasis Waw Al-Namus oasis Gaber O’on oasis Back HOME

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23 This indicates that tourist arrivals from those markets increased from 27,601 in 1999 to 32,374 in 2003. HOME Next

24 This figure illustrates the mode of transport, which had been used by international tourists during the last eight years. Back HOME

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