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Timgad, Batna

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Though it feels like the middle of nowhere, the World Heritage Site of Timgad presents one of the most precisely planned settlements ever to exist. Today, mostly foundations remain of Emperor Trajan's 1st-century CE military colony, punctuated by several columns and arches. Walk around the site to find out just how much planning went into the town, with every house having a specific size and enough space left for walking between the buildings. Next to the entrance of the town, a museum displays hundreds of mosaics found here. Other than private residences, the town also included baths, a villa, a square, a church, and much more. To visit Timgad on your trip to Batna, use our Batna trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • A beautiful site in the city of timgad a batna of easy access at attractive prices with supervised paid parking, it is a ruined Roman city that should be visited, at the exit of the site there's plenty of (kheimate) great aunts who sell memorabilia of any sizes biblo painting jewelry key door has very good price
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  • The guide who accompanied us was very complete and happy to introduce Timgad. Too bad there is no infrastructure worthy of a site like this to enhance it.
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