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Gafsa and Gabes – Two Historic Cities in Southern Tunisia

There are numerous historic cities in Tunisia which hosts attractions such as ancient Roman ruins, amphitheaters, aqueducts, basilicas, mosques, temples, baths, etc. Those historic sites are must-see and are included in our popular Best of...
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Our Lady of Africa Basilica (Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique)

History of the Notre Dame D’Afrique in Algiers

Notre Dame d’Afrique (Our Lady of Africa) is a 19th century Roman Catholic Basilica in Algiers, Algeria. The basilica was founded by Charles Lavigerie and was eventually inaugurated in 1872 after 14 years of construction....
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Bardo Museum

Discover the History of Tunisia at the Bardo Museum and Sousse Archaeological Museum

The Bardo Museum in Tunis and the Sousse Archaeological Museum have the most extensive and impressive collection of artifacts which represents the history of Tunisia. When you visit these museums, you’ll be amazed at some...
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Coast near Oran

Discover the Culture and History in 3 Algerian Coastal Towns

The Algerian coastal towns have a lot to offer than their tranquil beaches and sea view. Here are 3 Algerian coastal towns that have incredible history and culture for you to discover during your visit...
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Annaba

Explore Historic Annaba, Algeria

Annaba is a Mediterranean town and port located in northern-east in Algeria. It lies near the mouth of the Wadi Seybouse, close to the Tunisian border. Its location is on a natural harbor (Annaba Gulf)...
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Arc de Caracalla

Tebessa, Algeria: Sites to Visit in This Historic City

Tebessa or ‘Theveste‘ in Latin is a city located in northeastern Algeria. The city was used as a station post by the Carthaginians in the 7th century BC and it continued to be an important...
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Kairaouine Mosque in Fes

History of the Kairaouine Mosque in Fes, Morocco

The Kairaouine Mosque in Fes has a fascinating history. Built in 859 by the daughter of a wealthy merchant originating from Tunisia, this religious site has been the gathering point of the Muslim community over centuries....
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Tomb of the Christian in Algeria

Brief History of the Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania in Algeria

The Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania located in Tipaza, Algeria is the burial site of Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony’s only daughter. Although her remains were never found possibly due to tomb raids, this historic site...
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3 Historical Sites to Visit in Algiers

Algeria is a beautiful North African country that is full of exceptional historical and archaeological sites. Whether you are a history buff or an adventurous traveler, here are 3 historical sites in Algiers that you...
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Mosque Djamaa el Djedid in Algiers (Photo Credit: MM Sindlinger)

Two Historic Mosques to Visit in Algeria

Mosque Djamaa el Djedid is one of the historical mosques of Algiers. Mosque Djamaa el Kebir in Tlemcen occupies the site of what was probably an ancient pantheon.
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Musée Abderrahman Slaoui, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Historical and Cultural Sites in Casablanca, Morocco

Casablanca is Morocco’s largest city and is well worth the visit with its history and culture! Casablanca is a city of contrasts as it has been attracting people from the villages for years because of...
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UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tipasa

Tipaza: An Unforgettable Roman Site in Algeria

Tipaza or ‘Tipasa’ is a small coastal town in the northern part of Algeria at the foot of Mount Chenoua. The language of the locals is Berber and the town is sheltered by Chenoua. This port-city...
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