Located on the coast, Shahhat doesn't offer much for today's visitors, but it was once the ancient city of Cyrene, built as a Greek settlement in 631 BC. A replica of Delphi, Cyrene contains temples, mosaics underfoot, and a museum housing a good collection of Greek statues. 530 mi/850 km east of Tripoli (120 mi/195 km east of Benghazi).

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