The places, history, culture, botanical gardens and other monuments of interests in Algeria are the reasons why many travelers have made Algeria as their tourist destination. This article has briefly compiled the major tourist attractions of Algeria.
Algeria is a least explored place on earth by travelers and tourists, not because it’s not worth exploring but because of the less information about the region among the tourists. There are so many places of interests in Algeria that it cannot be ignored at all.Just like prehistoric rock art of Tassili n’Ajje and botanical gardens and impressive palaces of Algiers. The ancient towns and desert region of Algeria makes it unique in a way too.
Many people like the idea of Algeria tourist destination, due to its locality in North Africa. Those who are looking for beautiful beaches visit the northern side of the country. Some common beach resorts are Les Andalouses, Canastel, Mostaganem and Ain El Turk. To study the tribal and cultural aspects of Algeria you can visit places like Tassili N’Ajjer and Hoggar regions, near the town of Tamanrasset, unique on its own and because of this reason most people are considering Algeria as tourist destination.
You should also visit the Monument des Martyrs, which was created to remember the struggles and sacrifices of its people for the Algerian war for Independence. The monument basically features Eternal Flame shelter and palm leaves which contain the statues of soldiers symbolizing the struggles of Algerian people during war.
One of the UNESCO world Heritage Sites in Algeria is Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad, the place used to be the first capital of Hammadid Empire. Did you know that Algeria is the largest country in Africa? The Atlas Mountain separates it into two halves. The city of Annaba is also one of the major tourist attractions in Algeria, and is one of the major industrial centres of Algeria. One of the most visited places in Algeria is Constantine.
Other significant monuments of interests are, Our Lady of Africa (Algiers), New Mosque (Algiers), Ottoman Hanafi Mosque (Algiers), Roman Ruins (Timgad), Roman arch of Trajan (Timgad), Central Sahara (Assekrem), Santa Cruz castle (Oran) and Hoggar mountains (Sahara desert) and Blezma National Park at Batna province, home to more than 447 flora species and 309 fauna species.
The top rated restaurants of Algeria are Le Taj Mahal, Restaurant Chez Sauveur and Auberge Du Moulin. Those who like shopping can buy local carpets, jewellery, crafted woods, can visit street markets for local handicrafts. But Friday is not a good day for shopping because most of the shops are closed on Fridays, so keep that in mind while you are there. You can always find olives and dates, local spices in Algeria.
“Algeria Tourist Destination” yes think about it and definitely give a visit while you never know what you are missing.
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