A traditional human habitat, created in the 10th century by the Ibadites around their five ksour (fortified cities), has been ... More
A traditional human habitat, created in the 10th century by the Ibadites around their five ksour (fortified cities), has been preserved intact in the M'Zab valley. Simple, functional and perfectly adapted to the environment, the architecture of M'Zab was designed for community living, while respecting the structure of the family. It is a source of inspiration for today's urban planners.
Located in a strange lunar landscape of great geological interest, this site has one of the most important groupings of
prehistoric cave art in the world. More than 15,000 drawings and engravings record the climatic changes, the animal migrations ...
In a mountainous site of extraordinary beauty, the ruins of the first capital of the Hammadid emirs, founded in 1007
and demolished in 1152, provide an authentic picture of a fortified Muslim city. The mosque, whose prayer room has ...