Algerian Culture

Algerian Monuments are part of the Unesco‘s World Heritage

  • UN ESCO classified sites

  • TIMGAD: Timgad is a military colony created by the III August legion in the year 100 by Emperor Trajan on the northern slopes of the Aurès Mountain range (province of Batna)

  • TIPAZA:Tipaza was a Punic counter and a strategic base for the Roman conquest of the Mauretanian kingdoms. It was listed among the 33 sites of the world’s endangered heritage by the 26th Session of the Committee of the World Heritage in Budapest on June 26, 2002

  • DJEMILA: Djemila, the antique Circul, is located at about 30 km from Sétif

  • Ta ssili N’Ajjer: Tassili N’Ajjer (provinces of Illizi and Tamnarasset) is the vastest museum of prehistoric rock art in the world. More than 15,000 drawings and engravings tell the stories of the climates, fauna and the human life in the Sahara from 6,000 BCE to the early centuries of our era

  • Kalâat Béni-Hammade:Kalâat Béni-Hammade in Bechara (province of M’sila), is a Moslem stronghold, founded in 1007 and was the first capital of the Hammadite emirs

  • The M’Zab Valley:The M’Zab Valley (province of Ghradaïa) whosek’sours (fortified villages) preserved the habitat created in the tenth century by the Ibadites

  • The Casbah:The legendary Islamic medina in the capital Algiers