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Pont Sidi M’Cid , Constantine
One of the seven bridges that cut through Constantine, Pont Sidi M’Cid stands 175 m (575 ft) above the ground, overlooking the ravine below a
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Religious Site
Emir Abdelkader Mosquee , Constantine
Discover the imposing largest religious structure of Emir Abdelkader Mosquee--able to hold 15,000 worshipers at a time. The 20th-century mosq
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Monument Aux Morts , Constantine
Monument Aux Morts commemorates the victims of World War I with a 21 m (68 ft) tall triumphal arch topped by a victory statue. The memorial b
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Architectural Building
Palais d'Ahmed Bey , Constantine
Even though Constantine's Ahmed Bey stayed here for only two years, Palais d'Ahmed Bey ranks among Algeria's finest Ottoman structures. Frenc
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Shopping Mall
Park Mall , Setif
Stroll through the busy shops of Park Mall for some retail therapy. Over 30 stores across three floors offer designer fashion brands such as


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Not to be confused with Constantinople, the historical city from 330 to 1453 in Thrace, now Istanbul, Turkey.Constantine is the capital of Constantine Province in north-eastern Algeria. During Roman times it was called Cirta and was renamed "Constantina" in honour of emperor Constantine the Great. It was the capital of the same-named French département until 1962. Slightly inland, it is about 80km from the Mediterranean coast, on the banks of the Rhumel river.Regarded as the capital of eastern Algeria and the centre of its region, Constantine has a population of 448,374 (938,475 with the agglomeration), making it the third largest city in the country after Algiers and Oran. There are museums and important historical sites around the city.It is often referred to as the "City of Bridges" due to the numerous picturesque bridges connecting the mountains the city is built on.Constantine was named the Arab Capital of Culture in 2015. To personalize your trip to Constantine, create itinerary details specific to you using our Algeria itinerary builder site.

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