M'zab Valley (World Heritage)
Africa

M’zab Valley (World Heritage)

The world heritage includes the five fortified oasis settlements founded in the 11th century in the valley of M’zab, where the Mozabites of the Ibadite community, a strict form of Islam, still live today. The center of the valley is Gharda├»a, once the center of the Trans-Saharan trade. Valley of M’zab: Facts Official title: Valley […]

Roman Ruins of Timgad (World Heritage)
Africa

Roman Ruins of Timgad (World Heritage)

The veterans settlement, laid out like a checkerboard by the Romans, was buried under sand for centuries. The remains such as thermal baths, library, Trajan’s Arch and amphitheater illustrate the typical Roman city architecture in North Africa around 100 AD. Roman ruins of Timgad: facts Official title: Roman ruins of Timgad Cultural monument City complex […]