Leptis Magna, the ancient roman city on the Mediterranean
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Libya Conflict: Historical Leptis Magna left untouched during fighting

During the fighting in Libya there was concern over the fate of the country's historical treasures.

Most seem to have survived in tact including the jewel in the crown, Leptis Magna, the ancient roman city on the Mediterranean.

The BBC went to visit and was shown around by tour guide Khalifa Ali Hweta, who has lived there his whole life.

  • 20 Sep 2011
  • From the section Africa
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