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Tipaza or Tipasa is 70 km from Algiers. It is a Punic settlement by the sea. Although not much remains, it is still very impressive.
It was once a walled city with 2.2 km of city walls.
The walk can be very hard and risky...More
There is two archaeological parks located in the city of tipasa. complex and the Royal Mauritanian Mausoleum, on the west Sahel plateau of Algiers, at 11 km south-east of Tipasa.
The archaeological site of Tipasa regroups one of the most extraordinary archaeological complexes of the...More
Wonderful archaeological site about an hour’s drive from Algiers. Beautiful site often mentioned in the works of the first Algerian Nobel Laureate, Albert Camus. It is by the sea side and has lovely views. It is easy to spend an hour or two clambering around...More
If you are interested in Roman Ruins don't miss this place, it's well maintained, full of history and the place speaks for its self. Amazing view of the Mediterranean sea and mountains. Some areas of the park are situated on hills and therefore be difficult...More
Very extensive ancient Roman community. It truly captures the flavor of Roman life around the time of birth of Christ. Highly encourage a person to hire a guide as he can really bring life the ruins. Well worth the time and has beautiful views.
The ruins are not protected, so everyone can climb on them, take a piece and bring home. It is sad that UNESCO heritage is not responsible for all historical sites. Our history wont be tracked back at some point...
The site is large but we were lucky enough to come across a security guard who really knew the site well and explained a lot to us, even though the important locations are well signposted. Athens place itself is fascinating and the views from the...More
Founded by the Phoenicians, Tipasa was taken over by the Roman and Byzantine empires because of its strategic location. Must see! Added to Unesco World Heritage List in 1982. Many remains that witness the former greatness.
I visited the ruins some thirty years ago and it's amazing to see that they haven't changed. We went with a group of 15 people including children from 4 to 10 and teenagers. We all enjoyed the amazing Roman ruins in the heart of Tipasa...More