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Tripoli Destination Guide

Explore Tripoli in Libya

Tripoli in the region of Ţarābulus with its 1,150,989 inhabitants is a place in Libya and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Tripoli

Time in Tripoli is now 07:40 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Tripoli " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zuwarah, Tripoli, Surt, Qurji, and Qarqarish. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zuwarah . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Tripoli ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


A view from Tripoli - Libya

1:14 min by Tarek Alwan
Views: 69258 Rating: 4.71

Well, I've taken these photos when I was there on November 2006. I hope you will like them. If you wish to visit or require more information about Libya, please view my website at ..

Tripoli - Libya (Part 2)

3:50 min by Tarek Alwan
Views: 32508 Rating: 4.22

More photos from my beloved city Tripoli. If you wish to visit or require more information about Libya, please view my website at TarekUAE /Algeria / Yemen / Bahrain / / Pa ..

I Love Libya

Views: 23981 Rating: 4.68

Video showing some beautiful pictures from Libya, with background music from Ahmed Fakroun, a Libyan singer. The song is called "Ya Bladi Hubik Mawali", meaning "My country your love is my song". ..

Tripoli in its old days

3:33 min by Tarek Alwan
Views: 22215 Rating: 4.43

Tripoli in its old days, it's a collection of old & beautiful photos from Tripoli. Tripoli was controlled by Italy until 1943. After that, it was occupied by British forces until independence in 1951 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Action of 1 August 1801

The Action of 1 August 1801 was a single-ship action of the First Barbary War fought between the American schooner USS Enterprise and the Tripolitan polacca Tripoli off the coast of modern-day Libya. As part of Commodore Richard Dale's Mediterranean Squadron, Enterprise had been deployed with the American force blockading the Vilayet of Tripoli. Enterprise, under the command of Lieutenant Andrew Sterett, had been sent by Commodore Dale to gather supplies at Malta.

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Located at 32.88 13.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Conflicts in 1801, Naval battles of the Barbary Wars

Tripoli Cathedral

Tripoli Cathedral was a Roman Catholic cathedral in Tripoli, the capital of Libya, located on Algeria/Elgazayer Square - Maidan al Jazair /Maydan elgazayer in the city centre.

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Located at 32.89 13.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cathedrals in Libya, Conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques, Mosques in Tripoli, Religious buildings completed in 1928, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Africa, Roman Catholic churches in Libya

Tripoli International Fair

Tripoli International Fair, abbreviated TIF,, is an annual commercial exhibition and trade event taking place in Tripoli, Libya. It involves participants from North Africa and is organized by The General Board of Fairs (GBF). The Tripoli International Fair was founded in 1927 and is considered to be the oldest Trade Fair in Africa. The 2008 session of TIF took place between 2 and 12 April 2008.

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Located at 32.89 13.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Economy of Libya, Trade fairs, Tripoli

Bin Ashur

Bin Ashur is a neighbourhood of Tripoli, Libya. The densely-populated area housed many diplomats and was considered to be a wealthy area. United States bombing in 1986 devastated the neighbourhood. Eiji Tanaka, the Ambassador of Japan to Libya, speculated that the U.S. bombs were intended to reach the Central Security Organization behind the Embassy of France to Libya, which received damage.

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Located at 32.88 13.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Neighborhoods of Tripoli

Red Castle Museum

The Red Castle Museum or Assaraya Alhamra Museum, or Archaeological Museum of Tripoli, is Libya's national museum. Designed in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the museum covers 5,000 years from prehistory to the independence revolution (1953) era. It is located in Tripoli's Assaria al-Hamra or Red Castle fortress, on the promontory above and adjacent to the old-town district with medina Ghadema.

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Located at 32.90 13.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Archaeological museums, Forts in Libya, History museums, Museums established in 1919, Museums in Tripoli, Natural history museums


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