A Traditional Handicrafts Exhibition opened its doors in Ghadames on Friday, in coincidence with the World Tourism Day, which falls on September 27th every year.

The exhibition aims at introducing the civilizational and cultural heritage of the city, as well as reviving the endangered traditional industries.

Ghadames is home to important archaeological sites, including the Ottoman Citadel, of which part of it was dedicated to the Ghadames Museum.

The ancient historical spring of Ain Al-Faras, Lake Majzam, and the Ramla area are also one of the most important tourist attractions in Libya.

The Old City of Ghadames has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1986.