Grotte de Cervantes, Algiers

#10 of 15 in Nature in Algeria
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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  • 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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  • The cave of Cervantes is a high place of common history as well for the Algerians for the Spanish. This site carries the footprints of the illustrious Miguel Cervantes, father of the universal novel DON QUIXOTE DE LA MANCHA.
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