Pottery Stalls of Gharyan
The pottery stalls of Gharyan are a popular draw for tourists looking for unique souvenirs or gifts to take back home. Stallholders set out their wares along the roadside in the town, which is located in the Jabal Nafusa Moutains, about an hour’s drive from Tripoli.
Gharyan is an ideal destination for a day-trip during a stay at the Radisson Blu Al Mahary Hotel Tripoli. Enjoy mountain views, see traditional troglodyte dwellings and pick up some locally produced earthenware pottery from the town’s stalls before returning to this stylish hotel in Tripoli.
Discover the town of Gharyan in Libya
Gharyan is famous for its pottery stalls, where visitors can buy earthenware plates, bowls and pots made from locally sourced clay. The stalls, which line the streets of Gharyan, feature pottery in both traditional and modern styles, prices are extremely affordable.
When visiting Gharyan, take time to explore the underground homes – known as troglodyte dwellings. These rooms were constructed by carving out the soil and, although no longer in use as homes. One of the dwellings has now been converted into a museum, so visitors can get a taste of what life would have been like.
Explore Gharyan from the Radisson Blu Al Mahary Hotel, Tripoli
Stay at the Radisson Blu Al Mahary Hotel, Tripoli, and visit the pottery stalls of Gharyan. This upscale, seaside hotel in Tripoli, Libya, is within reach of many popular attractions in and around the capital, including Gharyan, Leptis Magna and the Red Castle.
The hotel makes the perfect base from which to explore this fascinating country and guests can be sure of a peaceful night’s sleep after a busy day of sightseeing.