Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), Tripoli

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For a fascinating look into the past, drop by Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra), once a major seat of power with a maze of alleys, courtyards, and houses. High walls surround the citadel, which encompasses about 13,000 sq m (140,000 sq ft) and includes an informative museum packed with interesting archaeological artifacts. To visit Tripoli's Red Castle (Assai al-Hamra) and other attractions in Tripoli, use our Tripoli itinerary planner.
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  • The castle is not so great in itself. It houses a museum. When I visited it in 2005 it had a large cut-out portrait of Caddafi in the main hall. Apart from it, it was just ok.  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places in Tripoli to hang out, plenty of restaurants and shops. Must see places and highly recommended.  more »
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