Discover Shabbat Libya

Shabbat or former Cyrene, capital of Cyrenaica and the grand centre of Hedonistic philosophy, was destroyed in the year 346 BC by an earthquake. There, you will find countless ruins, including Roman baths, the sanctuary of Apollo, a Greek theatre, the temple of Zeus, tombs carved on rock and old church mosaics. This city was home to a population of around 100,000 and was linked to the Port of Apollonia whose relics are also worth visiting.

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    The archaeological site of Cyrene, which dates back to the Greco-Roman era, includes an acropolis, the Apollo Sanctuary and the Temple of Zeus.

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