Grotte de Cervantes, Algiers

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Escape from everyday town life and discover Grotte de Cervantes, a secluded cave with some enticing literary history. The soldier Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra--author of "Don Quixote"--used the cave as a hiding place from Turkish jail. You'll pass a somewhat abandoned area with dilapidated buildings on the way; however, the grotto is a must-see for those interested in Algerian history or Cervantes. Put Grotte de Cervantes on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Algiers trip itinerary builder site .
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  • The cave mythical Miguel CERVANTES CE mythical site of the 16th century located in Algiers on the heights of the great neighborhood Mohamed Belouizdad ex Belcourt gave its name to the famous small neighborhood Cervantes who highly and actively participated in the events of December 11, 1960, for the independence of Algeria with many martyrs l a historic stele is located in the heart of the great Mohamed Belouizdad Algiers neighborhood. His celebrity was made by the long stay in captivity of the famous writer Spanish Miguel Cervantes (1547-1616) captured September 26, 1575 he returned to Spain on board the galley floor after his stay in Naples. A Turkish flotilla commanded by Mami Albanian), made him prisoner with his brother Rodrigo while they were sailing to the tune of the Costa Brava. Returned to Algiers, Cervantes is attributed as a slave to the Greek Dali Mami. Finding in his possession letters of recommendations which he wore on the part of don Juan of Austria and the Duke of Sessa made think of his jailers that Cervantes was a very important and that in Exchange they could get a good ransom. by a Turkish fleet, this is for the story but the site remains a place of curiosity that can revive Don Quixote lovers and strengthen the ties of friendship Algerian Spanish an in fact cultural place that deserves a visit as it is located a few steps from the Villa Abdelatif and national Grand Museum of Algiers
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  • Historic site, very interesting. But it is in the running state, the cave itself is closed. Around a lot of garbage, and could make an excellent landmark. Don't understand the local population, which messes everywhere: in historic sites, beaches, and just on the streets ...
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  • Closed due to dilapidated cave. This scaffolding. In short: nothing to do and waste of time. Besides, it's good!
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