City of Cyrene, Al Bayda

Explore the ancient, World Heritage-listed Greek and Roman city of City of Cyrene, once called the "Athens of Africa." Now in ruins, the archeological site lies on the top of a cliff, holding temples dedicated to gods Zeus, Apollo, and Demeter. As you walk around, you'll see the careful planning of the buildings, half-standing walls and columns, as well as statues dating back to both Greek and Roman rules. City of Cyrene is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • Cyrene Is the most important place you should visit in the east side of Libya because Cyrene Is located on the Green mountain In Al Bayda City In Libya  more »
  • Ancient Greek and Roman ruins, unspoiled, not crowded. The climate in the Green Mountains is great. As another reviewer said, you can walk all day and not see it all. It's an experience you will...  more »

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