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  • Djemila: The Beautiful One!

    22. December 2009

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    Djemila: The Beautiful One!
    The Djemila means the beautiful one, an indeed it is. Djemila is some nine hundred meters above sea level which is perfect example of Roman town planning which suited the mountain’s rugged terrain and adapted it well. Djemila has the amazing constructions of forum’s, basilicas, temples, and triumphal arches and houses. Djemila, a mountain village in Algeria, it has legendary and illustrious, one of the best preserved Berbero-Roman ancient ruins. In 1982 it got inscribed itself in UNESCO World Heritage Site, it was recognized for its unique Roman architecture, which is so well adapted to mountain environment. It is exceptional antique site recognized for its historical significance. The roman ruins are so well preserved, and the way the planning of town, organizes itself around the forum  [...]

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    Kasbah Of Algiers: Testament Of Culture And Tradition

    21. December 2009

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    Medina is an Islamic city, Kasbah of Algiers us unique medina, as it is founded on the ruins of old Icosium. It is a small city that stands on the coastal sites of Mediterranean, which overlooks those islands on which Carthaginian trading post was made in forth century. It was a Phoenician commercial outpost which later then developed into a small roman town. The city is built on hills and as it goes down towards the sea, it’s divided in tow i.e. the high City and Low city. Kasbah is the most intriguing and fascinating part of Algiers. The must visit place are masonries and mosques of the 17th century. Ketchaoua mosque which was built in 1794, by the Dey Baba Hassan is flanked by two minarets is astonishing monument architecture. Mosque el Djedid, built in 1660 during the time of  [...]

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