You could write a book just about Tripolis. The capital was of great importance for the ancient world and formed the center of the region of Tripolis with Sabratha and Leptis Magna.

Then as well as today Tripolis is of great importance and the capital of the country. For tourists of Libya the cultural range is very wide. Among some memorials and ancient buildings (e.g. the Marcus- Aurelius- Arch) particularly the National Museum and the bazaar are to recommend for a visit.

The Old Town delivers insight in the history of the city and calls for strolling. Another highlight is the old fortress, which was built by the Maltese.
Furthermore you can visit the mosques of this city and experience the pulsating life of this metropolis.

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