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  • National Parks

    Gouraya National Park

    The Bejaia Province of Algeria is home to the picturesque coastal national park, Gouraya National Park. Its name is derived from the breathtaking Gouraya Mountain that is located in the park and its intimidating six hundred and sixty meter features are not easily missed. In addition to the mountain, the cliffs and clean beaches of Gouraya National Park make it a popular attraction in the ...

  • North West

    Oran

    Oran is perhaps most famous for being one of the birthplaces of the rai music style. This inventive form of music is one of the more modern music styles that is popularly enjoyed in the various parts of Algeria and all over the world. The easy going and liberal atmosphere that pervades the city of Oran is clearly evident in this style of music. Initially performed only by men, it soon became ...

  • North East

    Skikda

    Skikda is a city located in the north eastern flanks of Algeria. It is noted for being a very important port on the Gulf of Stora, the ancient Sinus Numidicus. Skikda was founded in the year 1838 by the French colonies on the ruins of an ancient Phoenician city that later flourished as a large Roman city called Rusicade, a Punic word which means "Promontory of fire". The Roman port was ...