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1. Jamahiriya Museum, part 1

2. Jamahiriya Museum, part 2

3. Tripoli Castle

4. Medina and suuqs

5. Aurelian Arch

6. Gurgi Mosque

7. Other medina mosques

8. Karamanli house

9. Italian cathedral

10. Modern city

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Modern city

Tripoli, Libya

Modern Tripoli is not a terribly beautiful city. Large parts of city centre are testimony of bad planning and poor engineering. But in and between, there are some fine examples of modern architecture too.
Nice things have happened to the corniche of Tripoli in recent years, and attractive gardens have opened.

Tripoli, Libya

By Tore Kjeilen