Al Kufrah

Al Kufrah map
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The Al Kufrah city can be found in the middle of the Libyan Desert. It is an oasis amidst the Libyan Desert and is a refuge for Libyan travelers. For this reason, the market is primarily utilized by tourists as it is what most travelers look for. You can find great merchandise especially stuff hard to find in other places in Libya. Various traditional products can be found here as well making great souvenirs to take home.

There are only few local residents in Al Kufrah and most are Muslim. In the center of the town, the At Taj can be found which is considered the holy city of Sanusi. Sanusi is a Muslim sect in the area which is highly important for the locals. Travelling tourists visit At Taj in order to be familiar with the Sanusi sect of Muslim religion. Overall, the residential houses within Al Kufrah are mostly built in their local style of architecture and can withstand extreme temperatures.

Before visiting Al Kufrah, it is worthwhile to get familiar first with their culture in order to fully appreciate it. You can do this by reading articles about their traditions and way of living. Above all, the most important thing to remember is to ensure that your trip is arranged completely so your vacation will be trouble-free!

2 responses to “Al Kufrah”

  1. dia stand says:

    this is great for kids to learn about libya

  2. A link between the North and South Africa also, it has a great history.

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