Memorial du Martyr, Algiers

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Dedicated to the soldiers killed in the Algerian War of Independence, Memorial du Martyr occupies the grounds of an ancient fort. The memorial opened on the 20th anniversary of Algeria's independence in 1982. Reaching a height of 92 m (302 ft), it represents three palm leaves sheltering an "eternal flame." See three different statues of soldiers at the base of the palm leaves, marking different stages of the war that lasted from 1954 to 1962. Make sure to visit the museum beneath the monument, which tells the dramatic story of the war in graphic detail. To visit Memorial du Martyr on your trip to Algiers, use our Algiers trip itinerary site .
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  • By Daye, a few of us are aware of the most important knowledge in the history of independent Algeria, which was done by the public, this place which is about 92 years old, is a magnificent architectural conservation, overlooking the upper plateau of the Civil (Salombi) in the capital Algiers, the maqam of the Shahid in 1982 With the passing of the twentieth anniversary of the independence of Algeria, and even though it was an idea since it was independent, the embodiment was done only under the reign of President Chadli bin al-New, as it was proposed in the way of the birthplace of Algerian President Mohamed Bouchroub (Houari Boumediene) to stabilize the building...
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  • Spend a few minutes just taking in the sights. Add to the fact that from here the port/sea side view is unparallel. Our guide was nice enough to explain the historical significance of the site. Def wo...  more »
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