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Best of Constantine City by Fancyellow
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Best of Constantine City by Fancyellow

Constantine is also recognized as Qasentina and it’s the capital of Constantine Province in the northern part of Algeria. Known as the City of Bridges, Constantine is a picturesque and dramatic city located on a plateau 640 meters above sea level, and almost totally surrounded by dizzying ravines with the Rhumel River flowing through. A city enmeshed in history; Constantine was founded by the Phoenicians who named it Sewa (royal city). It was taken over by Numidia who renamed it Cirta, before it fell to the Romans and later named after Emperor Constantine the Great

Visit: Palais d'Ahmed Bey, Place Si Haous, Constantine Algeria

We start our visit by the museum and the finest Ottoman structure Palace of Ahmed Bey where you are going to walk around it to discover the courtyards, the beautiful gardens, colorful tiles with a creative awe-inspiring motifs and mosaics.

Duration: 1 hour

Visit: Pont Sidi M’Cid, Constantine Algeria

We are going to walk through the alleyways of the Casbah and along the Boulevard of the Abyss where you can see the scenic view of the beautiful landscapes through the pierced gorges until we reach the city’s most iconic symbol, a 175 m (575 ft) high suspension bridge of Sidi M'Cid with the span of 168 m that connects the city to the hill.

Duration: 30 minutes

Visit: Monument Aux Morts, Rocher de Sidi M'Cid, Constantine Algeria

After crossing the suspension bridge, we take the staircases to the left side and climb them up until we reach the open area of the Monument to the Dead, a memorial in a shape of triumphal arch topped by a statue of the winged victory that commemorates the victims of World War I

Duration: 30 minutes

Visit: Pont d'El-Kantara, Constantine Algeria

Bab El Kantara Bridge is one of the oldest bridges of Constantine and was built in 1792.

Duration: 10 minutes

Visit: Mellah Slimane Footbridge, Constantine Algeria

A few minutes walk across the vertigo-inducing and wobbly footbridge of Mellah Slimane where you are going to see the superb mountainous scenery of the hanging houses on gorge and the deep ravine dwarfed by the enormity of the gorges.

Duration: 20 minutes

Visit: La Medina, Constantine Algeria

We navigate through the cobbled alleyway streets of Souika or the Medina where you are going to explore the small marketplaces that date back to the 16th century, the meat section, the house built during the Fatimid period.

Duration: 30 minutes

Visit: Pont Sidi Rached, Constantine Algeria

The Sidi Rached Viaduct is one of the highest and largest concrete arch bridges in the world upon its completion in 1912.

Duration: 20 minutes

Visit: Musee National Cirta, Coudiat Aty, Constantine 25000 Algeria

We reach the interesting National Museum of Cirta where you are going to explore relics dating back to prehistory, Roman time, Punic era, Islamic and French period. All of them are arranged in the ground floor with an exhibition hall, and the upper floor excluding the garden.

Duration: 45 minutes

Visit: Emir Abdelkader Mosquee, Constantine Algeria

We take the tramway from the main center terminal and head to the most imposing and impressive landmark of Constantine known as Emir Abdelkader Mosque. It is the best place where you can explore the beauty of its Islamic architecture and the richness of its lavish decoration.

Duration: 45 minutes

Duration:6 to 8 hours
Commences in:Constantine, Algeria

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