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Look inside and than look outside. Pure History.

Roman villa remains, early christian chapels, army base, former prison, crusade remains and much... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Flippr
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Berlin, Germany
excel.lent

I only visited it from the outside, it is very beautiful, and the explanations of the guide very... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
agusticassa
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Girona, Spain
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Oct 2, 2018
“Look inside and than look outside. Pure History.”
Sep 5, 2018
“excel.lent”
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Now open for public viewing, this ancient government palace is meticulously preserved nearly intact.
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Off Green Square, Tripoli, Libya
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Roman villa remains, early christian chapels, army base, former prison, crusade remains and much more can be observed, visited and found in the prominently positioned castle. You understand it has been an important place over more than a thousand years when you are inside, but...More

1  Thank Flippr
Reviewed 5 September 2018

I only visited it from the outside, it is very beautiful, and the explanations of the guide very curious. It is a must.

1  Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The castle is an old building since ancient times, and you will fall in love with it, provided that you know its time-line historical background, and get the facts right. The proper nomenclature of the castle in Arabic is Assarai al-Hamra, (not Assai al-Hamra as...More

Thank Jamal A
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I loved going there and it was a beautiful place full of history. Luckily most locals know some background history of the place and it was great to know how many civilizations when into the city. Its to sad that Libya is still not supporting...More

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Quite charming and full of history... it's nice to see the sun go down and the lights come up right afterwards.

Thank Aanchal K
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The red castle was an awesome icing on the cake. Shame it isn’t kept in better shape and cleaned as it would absolutely be gleaming with all of the marble. There is a lot of talk about the economy and I know it to be...More

Thank Mama B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

this is on of the best place you can visit in Tripoli Libya old one you see many things inside the if you visit Tripoli do not forget to come and see this place

Thank Samehliverpool65
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Al-Saraya located in the heart of Tripoli ,great location ,It's old castle representing history of 3000 years an area (1300 m) it's the most important in Tripoli landmarks,many historic things and statues from different cultures (Phoenician -romanah - Greek - Islamic....) and there is a...More

1  Thank SALAH M
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

You can find gold Market and traditional market there, It's near the old city, were u can find everything about old Tripolis

Thank boje86
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My city what can i say about my city lovely air in all seasons it open wide it's warm hospitality nice people clean streets lovely beaches wherever you go you find it lovely but now i can't understand what's going on

Thank mymson
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