Posts Tagged ‘Places of Interest’

National Parks – Conserving Algeria’s Diverse Flora and Fauna

Algeria is a land of great biodiversity. A massive country with a wide variety of landscapes and ecological zones, Algeria has a rich natural heritage. Considered by many to be the most unique natural country of the Mediterranean, Algeria’s distinctive morphology, bioclimate, fauna and flora contribute to its great biodiversity. In fact, Algeria is home […]

The Atlas Mountains

Climb or Hike the Majestic Mountains of Algeria From the Mediterranean coast the landscape peaks in the Atlas Mountains before it stretches across the Sahara Desert. With such varied topography, Algeria’s landscape is diverse and fascinating. Algeria’s mountain ranges cover large portions of the land. Some of Algeria’s mountains form part of the great Atlas […]

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Showcasing Algerian Talent

When the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Algiers was inaugurated on 1 December 2007, it had the lofty goal of initiating a cultural renewal following a period of unrest in the 1990s which had pushed cultural interest into the background. While this period of turmoil has passed, long-standing and budding artists were […]

Galerie d’art Farid Benyaa – An Artistic Expression of Algerian Values

Algeria is a country that embraces beauty and art, and every now and then an artist is born that creates magnificence from his imagination to share with the world. The work of one such an artist is exhibited in the Galerie d’art Farid Benyaa and is a wonderful attraction in Algiers that visitors should not […]

Algerian Art Galleries – Displaying a Wealth of Creative Talent

There are a number of art galleries in Algeria that are well worth visiting as they provide insight into the culture and lives of the people who call this fascinating North African country home. Some art galleries focus on contemporary art whilst others might be more appropriately termed “museums” as they display artworks from bygone […]