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Ghadames City

Ghadames Governorate, Ghadamis, Libya
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For the curious of the Tuareg and Barber cultures, it is a city that must be seen.

Ghadames, is the Berber Pearl of the Sahara, located at the edge of the Sahara Desert, close to the... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
alkantetik
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Izmir, Turkey
secret Sahara masterpiece

If you manage to get into libya.... then cross country t less miles of lawless Saharan wasteland... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
Stephengollan
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Edmonton, Canada
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Ghadames Governorate, Ghadamis, Libya
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Ghadames, is the Berber Pearl of the Sahara, located at the edge of the Sahara Desert, close to the Libyan-Algerian border. The old city of Ghadames is the oldest habitable medina in the entire Sahara. The oasis being one of the busiest caravan trade centres...More

1  Thank alkantetik
Reviewed 13 August 2015

If you manage to get into libya.... then cross country t less miles of lawless Saharan wasteland you will see this oasis paradise. As you walk the empty abandoned city you will swear the ghosts of the past are guiding you (it's spooky ok!). What's...More

1  Thank Stephengollan
Reviewed 8 April 2014

The city of Ghadames is diverse as you can step back into the "old" city, which is no longer inhabited, or walk through the streets of the "new" city. There is much history to be gleaned in Ghadames! You can explore the lower passageways of...More

1  Thank Libyatravelandtours
Reviewed 25 April 2013

A visit to Ghadames promises to be a highlight for anyone travelling in this region. It is thought to be one of the three ancient cities - Damascus, Jericho and Ghadames - and there's history at every turn in this charming place. No other city...More

1  Thank GDE W
Reviewed 29 September 2011

Arrived late one evening after a difficult journey. the welcome we received was fit for a king! Our privacy is well respected and all the staff are polite and discrete. Security seems very good as well.

Thank muammar g
Reviewed 30 April 2010

I just got back from a visit to the old city of Ghadames and I think that the place is regaining its charm, beauty and sence of being unique

1  Thank architect78
Reviewed 20 April 2009

We took a three day / two night trip from Tripoli. It is 400 miles each way and so takes the best part of the day but the old city is fascinating. Estimated to be between 2000 and 4000 years old it is now possible...More

6  Thank mrdh
Reviewed 9 March 2008

We visited Ghadames with Arkno Tours a Libyan Travel Company in January 2007. After a two week tour of Libya we have come back to Libya to live and work. Ghadames is only one of many highlights in Libya. The day we visited the old...More

5  Thank justlovenit
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