Leptis Magna

Like so many other places aroud the Mediteranian, the roman empire have set fot also in Libya. The remains are impressive, and if you can try to imagine how it must have looked, covered with marble, the sight will be impressive. We visited the two largest areas in Libya. Here from Leptis Magna east of Tripoli.

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The main gate The west gate
Can you imagine how it looked like 2000 years ago?
The roman bath - covered with marble plates
Look at the details
Row of heads on the wall Detail Marcus Aurelius - emperor
Impressive forms The teather
The Coloseum - fightings between humans and animals

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