Situated 900 m above sea-level, Djémila, or Cuicul, with its forum, temples, basilicas, triumphal arches and houses, is an interesting example of Roman town planning adapted to a mountain location.
Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site
|iii||To bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared.||All|
|iv||To be an outstanding example of a type of building, architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history.||All|
|Tipasa Roman Ruins||2019||296km||site_ao|
|Royal Mausoleum of Mauretania||2019||286.2km||site_ao|
|Sidi M’Cid Bridge||2019||78.7km||site_ao|
|Cathédrale du Sacré-Cœur d’Alger||1955||245.2km||site_brutalism|
|Dougga / Thugga||1997||312.1km||site_whs|
|Kasbah of Algiers||1992||244.5km||site_whs|
|Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad||1980||102km||site_whs|
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