Arch of Marcus Aurelius
The Arch of Marcus Aurelius in Tripoli is a superb reminder of Libya’s ancient origins. Situated on Shari Hara Kebir Street, this well-preserved Roman monument is one of Tripoli’s most famous landmarks.
Guests can book hotel accommodation at the sophisticated Radisson Blu Al Mahary Hotel, Tripoli, and they will be able to visit the Marcus Aurelius Arch and many other Tripoli attractions.
Discover more about the Arch of Marcus Aurelius
When staying at a hotel in Tripoli, guests should leave room in their itinerary to visit the Arch of Marcus Aurelius. The monument was originally part of the city of Oea, founded by the Phoenicians and later conquered by the Romans.
The arch, which stands in the area now known as Tripoli Old Town, was constructed in 165 AD. Although named after the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, it was designed as a triumphal arch to celebrate the battle victories of his brother, Lucius Verus. Adorned with sculptures of griffins, sphinxes and the chariot of the Goddess Roma, this fascinating example of Roman architecture should be high on any list of must-see attractions.
Explore Tripoli from a stylish city centre hotel
The Radisson Blu Al Mahary Hotel, Tripoli is the perfect option for anyone looking for upscale accommodation in Tripoli. Within easy reach of many of the city’s main attractions, including the Arch of Marcus Aurelius, this seaside hotel has all the amenities guests need for relaxing break.
This stunning hotel combines contemporary elegance with eastern charm to provide the ideal setting, whether guests are visiting Tripoli on business or for pleasure. Guests can enjoy spacious rooms, outstanding dining venues and a tranquil spa experience at this Tripoli hotel.