Rank: Top 300
Wonder Type: Cultural
Leptis Magna was enlarged and embellished by Septimius Severus, who was born there and later became emperor. It was one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire, with its imposing public monuments, harbour, market-place, storehouses, shops and residential districts.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Leptis Magna", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.