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Algeria Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Algeria

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Roman Ruins of Djemila

The roman ruins of Djémila showcase unique ancient Roman architectural styles that date back to the construction of the original city in the first century A.D. At the time, the Romans needed to adapt the city's construction within a particular mountain landscape. The nicely-preserved ruins contain ancient houses, a theatre some temples and a fabulous arch near its forum. 

It has now been awarded to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Roman Ruins of Tipasa
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Roman ruins of Timgad
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Kasbah of Algiers

The Kasbah of Algiers was inscribed on the World Heritage List at the 16th session of the Committee in December 1992.

It is commonly referred to as the area comprising the Kasbah proper (fortress) and all the old city of El-Jazair located between this fort and the seaside.

in 1516, the Turkish corsair Khair al-Din installs its capital in Algiers. It makes it a fortified city by constructing imposing ramparts, which are at the origin of the Casbah. Six gates connect the old city, the port and the rest of the country. The growth of the city is reflected by the development of built spaces, including two-story houses... read more arrow

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Maqam Echahid

The Maqam Echahid, or Martyr's Memorial, is a monument in Algiers dedicated to the memory of the Algerian War of Independence.

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Communal Museum of Laghouat

This beautiful 1900-built church, then a cathedral, became a museum that was eventually closed then re-opened in 2004. The museum is about the history of the northern Saharan region of Algeria. 

The building structure has a special architecture that is typical of the region. It is located in the northeastern part of Laghouat besides the public gardens and the Rehbet-Ezzitoun Market.

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