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  • Sights

    Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad

    The year 1007, signifies the start to the Hammadid Empire in Algeria, when they constructed their first capital city, which is known today as the Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad. Bechara is the closest town to this historic site, with Algiers approximately two hundred kilometers away, which has become a popular attraction in Algeria and a window into the lives of an ancient civilization. The ...

  • National Parks

    Tlemcen National Park

    The Tlemcen National Park is located in the North West Region of Algeria, near the city of Tlemcen in the province of the same name. This scenic protected area is rich in biodiversity and incorporates historically significant sites. Considered to be a national asset, the Tlemcen National Park is home to 141 animal species, including 100 different species of birds of which 38 are protected, ...

  • Museums

    Tlemcen Museum

    Located in the North West Region of Algeria, the town of Tlemcen is noted for its flourishing vineyards and olive plantations, as well as its carpet, textile and leather handicrafts. With its centuries of fascinating history and rich culture – a blend of Berber, Arab, French and Andalucian - Tlemcen is a popular tourist destination. Visitors to the town may want to take some time to explore ...

  • Saharan Algeria

    Touggourt

    The large city of Touggourt is situated in north-eastern Algeria in the Wadi Igharghar Valley. With a population of roughly 300,000 people, this is one of the biggest cities to be found in the Sahara. Built around an oasis, Touggourt's economy is based mainly on agriculture with dates being one of their biggest exports. Cereals, vegetables, carpets and cloth also play a large role in the ...