Memorial du Martyr, Algiers

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Dedicated to the soldiers killed in the Algerian War of Independence, Memorial du Martyr occupies the grounds of an ancient fort. The memorial opened on the 20th anniversary of Algeria's independence in 1982. Reaching a height of 92 m (302 ft), it represents three palm leaves sheltering an "eternal flame." See three different statues of soldiers at the base of the palm leaves, marking different stages of the war that lasted from 1954 to 1962. Make sure to visit the museum beneath the monument, which tells the dramatic story of the war in graphic detail. To visit Memorial du Martyr on your trip to Algiers, use our Algiers trip itinerary site .
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  • There's a great view from here, the monument is rather impressive too. However, you are not allowed to walk under the monument (no clear sign or reason for this, just guards that will stop you) and th...  more »
  • You can have pictures with this memorial statue fantastic place recommend everyone, but I wouldn't recommend buying from shops in it because it is expensive.
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  • This is the place to visit in Algiers. It commemorates the martyrs fallen during the independance war and is just a must see.  more »
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