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Roman Sabratha, Sabratah

#2 of 14 in Historic Sites in Libya
Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
An archaeological World Heritage Site, Roman Sabratha gives you a look into the Roman way of life and their impressive feats of architecture. Once a Phoenician trade outpost, Sabratha was Romanized and reconstructed in the 2nd and 3rd centuries CE. Check out the large theater with its three-story backdrop, some remaining temples, and a basilica. As you walk through these ruins, observe the detailed mosaics and precise stone placement, revealing of the Roman affinity for luxury and perfection. Approach the sea to view the baths, and visit the adjoining museum to see some artifacts found on site. By using our Sabratah route builder site, you can arrange your visit to Roman Sabratha and other attractions in Sabratah.
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  • Wow these ruins were cool, beautiful carvings on the wall and mosaics on the floor. Stunning view of the sea and coast also.  more »
  • I have travelled all over the world but I lived in Tripoli, Libya. Sabratha and Leptis Magna are two of the most magnificent ancient sites in the world. I so wish that North Africa and the Middle...  more »

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