Top Attractions in Algeria

The Great Mosque of Tlemcen

The Great Mosque of Tlemcen is a monument to the Almoravids dynasty first built in 1082. It is one of the best preserved examples of Almoravid architecture.

The Museum of Antiquities

Is an art museum located on Rue Didouche Mourad, Algiers, and opened in 1897 and holds objects related to Algeria and Rome.

Maqam Echahid

Thi is an iconic concrete monument located in Chemin Omar Kechkar, Algiers in the municipality of El Madania commemorating the Algerian war for independence.

M’zab

A traditional human habitat located 600 kilometers south of Algiers that was created in the 10th century by the Ibadites around their five ksour (fortified cities), has been preserved intact in the M’Zab valley.

National Museum of Fine Arts of Algiers

Located on the Rue Mohamed Belouizdad in Algiers, the capital city of Algeria, the Musée National des Beaux-Arts (National Gallery of Fine Arts) houses an impressive collection of paintings, prints and sculptures by renowned Algerian and international artists.

The national park of Gouraya

This is one of the coastal national parks located in Béjaïa Province, near the shrine of Sidi Touati of Algeria established in 1984. It located 30km north east of Jijel, northern Algeria.

Basilica Saint Reparatus

The first known Christian labyrinth was built in Algeria in the Basilica of Reparatus in Orleansville, dating from the year 328(324 AD). It is small, about 2,5 metres in diameter, square and in the centre is a word puzzle that make up the words “Sancta Ecclesia”.

 

Other resources

http://www.wondermondo.com/Algeria.htm

http://www.rainbow-labyrinths.co.za/about/history.html

http://al-djazair.com/articles/algeria_guide_book.pdf

 

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