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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  • A superb monument filled with history, a monument that is a national symbol. And also easy to access.
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  • and interesting museum although taking some part taken without much objectivity it is a museum to the glory of the mouhadjidin who died during the war of liberation
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