Algeria is a country in North Africa with a Sahara desert interior and Mediterranean coastline. This desert country boasts of a rich history embelished in ancient Roman ruins in Tipaza. The capital of this country is Algiers, home to breathtaking sites such as Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, Notre Dame d'Afrique, Maqam Echahid and Great Mosque of Algiers among other notable attractions.
From the old city side of Algiers where you find the Casbah a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to Annaba with amazing beaches, Algeria has lots to offer travelers. The beauty of the Neo-Byzantine styled Notre Dame d’Afrique in Algiers, Maqam Echahid, commemorating the Algerian war for independence, the Roman ruins in Djemila, Tipaza and Timgad as some of the places to visit when in Algeria. Among the numerous places of interest are the Mediterranean beaches and the mountains around the Sahara desert town Tamanrasset.