It is one of the Libyan cities, and its name was in the past during the rule of the Greeks of Proton Paul Kay Lemen, with a population of 35,914 thousand people, according to the statistics of the year 2010 AD, and it is geographically located in the northwestern side of Libya; Where the city extends from the western side of Zuwarah, from the eastern side of Sorman, and from the southern side of the Western Mountain, and the city is bordered on the southwestern side by the Al-Ajailat region.
History of the city of Sabratha
The city was founded by the Phoenicians, after which it was occupied by the Romans, then occupied by the Vandals who destroyed it, then occupied by the Byzantines and established it again, and it remained under their control until the Islamic conquest came, and the Arabs called it Sabra, and a group of Zawagha Berber tribes lived next to the city, so it became called The region is called Zawagha, and this region was mentioned in history books such as the book of Ibn Ghalboun, whose name is Al-Thikkar, who is the king of Tripoli, and what was in it of the good people, and the book of Ahmed Bey, the Ansari deputy, whose name is Al-Manhal Al-Athb in the history of Tripolitania Al-Gharb, as mentioned in the manuscript of the journey of the Moroccan traveler Al-Ayashi.
Sights of the city of Sabratha
The constructive character that dominates the city is the Arab character, after the migration of the tribes of Bani Salim to it, and the name Sabratha is given to the ancient city and the new city, and among its well-known areas and villages: Al-Alaqah market, Dahman, Al-Wadi, Al-Nahda, Al-Tunaibat, Talil, Mellita, and the Rayes tribe Al-Gharbaliya tribe, Qasr Al-Allaqa, Al-Tawila, Khurasan, and Al-Dababshi.
Among the most important tourist, historical and archaeological attractions in the city: are the port dock, two marble statues, the Grand Circular Theatre, Sabratha Family Park,
And the sand beach located on the Mediterranean Sea, the Zoo, Dhahran Banner, the pine forests, and the Al-Alaqah market, and there are many sports clubs in it such as the Qalil Sports and Cultural Club, the Al-Wefaq Sabratha Sports and Social Club, the Quneitra Club, the Al-Shati Sports, and Social Club, and the Sports Club. The Falcon Club, the Sons of Zahmoul Club, and the Suqour Al-Alaqah Sports, Cultural, and Social Club.
There are many colleges in the city: the College of Arts, the Higher Institute of Maritime Fisheries, the College of Engineering, the Higher Institute of Medical Technology, the College of Science in Al-Alaqa, and the Higher Institute of Comprehensive Professions.
General information about the city of Sabratha
Ibn Khaldun spoke about it in his history in the sixth volume of it as: (This city was before Islam the property of the Berber tribe of Nafusa, but it seems that the Byzantines recovered it from them by reconciliation…). After its occupation of Libya in 1911 AD, the Italian government decided to send a mission consisting of senior archaeologists and historians to excavate Roman antiquities in the city. Excavations and excavations continued from 1923 AD to 1936 AD. Its climate is characterized by low temperatures in the summer, cool air, free of dust, and a distinct climate in the spring.
Morning transfer to the glorious ancient ruins of Sabratha, second only to Leptis Magna for building grandeur and historical importance.
8 am Transfer in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus with facilities to the city of Sabratha on the coastal roads 85 km. Arrival at the city 10 minutes
The reception from the guide and the tour in the city until 14 o’clock, and he was transferred to the restaurant for lunch, and he completed the tour in the city and back to Tripoli