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Five Remarkable Cities that You Should See in Algeria

Algeria is the largest country in Africa. It shares land borders with the seven nations of Libya, Morocco, Mali, Niger, Tunisia, Mauritania, and Western Sahara. As the biggest country of the continent, it offers different landmarks that would make you feel transported into another world.

 

Algiers

Algiers

Algiers. Source: Pixibay

 

Algiers is the capital city of Algeria. Founded by Ottomans during ancient times, you can expect to see the traces of them through various Ottomans palaces. The town provides a glimpse of the past, present, and future of the whole country. One of the most notable landmarks that you can see is the Kasbah that gives you an overview of the city’s white streets.

 

Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset

Tamanrasset. Source: Pixibay

 

The city of Tamanrasset is situated in the southern part of Algeria. It is described as an oasis city as it sustains the Ahaggar Mountains and Algerian Tuareg. The main landmark that you can visit in the city is the Atakor. Atakor is a volcanic province of Tamanrasset that usually explore by the hikers and thrill-seekers.

 

Oran

Oran

Oran. Source: Pixibay

 

Oran is one of the largest cities of Algeria. It is located in the northwest part of the country and is known for its rai folk music. It offers magnificent views that display its history and culture. One of those is the Fort Santa Cruz. Also, there are several beaches like  Corales Beach that is ideal for scuba diving activities.

 

Annaba

Annaba

Annaba. Source: Flickr

 

Annaba is the northeastern city of Algeria. It is famous for its lively ambience and rich culture and history. Its French colonial past influences the architectural designs of the buildings. Hippo Regius is the main attraction of the city, wherein it features the ruins and mosaics of the old Roman city.

 

Constantine

Constantine

Constantine. Source: Flickr

 

Constantine, also known as Qacentina, is located in the Constantine Province of northeastern Algeria. It highlights the country’s natural wonders with scenic bridges that connect various hills and valleys. With this, Constantine is referred to as the “City of Bridges”.

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