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Address: Boulevard Khalifa Oulmane, Algiers, Algeria
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-a natural extension of your visit to the botanical gardens

-a short and cheap cable ride up the hill.Great views of the sea and great views of old inner city flats. If you go on a friday you will be met by a circus atmosphere of many... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The context of world travel is important to the "average" rating, since Algiers has not yet developed the type of venues generally found attractive by tourists. This freedom from colonial rule "martyrs" memorial is unique in this city as a modern design and structure, since most other sites of interest were founded during historic colonial rule, such as the Botanical... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

-a short and cheap cable ride up the hill.Great views of the sea and great views of old inner city flats. If you go on a friday you will be met by a circus atmosphere of many families ,enjoying the festivities and sights and sounds.This is ``selfie`` paradise and tourists from worldwide abound. The gem-the little museum under the memorial.... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The memorial is important to Algerians, however, the huge collection of communication antennas on the central tower were extremely distracting and disturbing. Why build a memorial to those who suffered so much and then put ugly communication devices on the memorial to trivialize and demean the suffering? Otherwise, the memorial would have been a good experience.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dedicated to the heroes of Algeria's 1954-1962 War of Independence, this 302-foot-high takes the shape of three giant, stylized palm leaves sheltering the eternal flame at the base. It is located in Algiers' heights and offers commanding views of the Bay of Algiers. I have visited a lot of great sites during my tour of 128 countries, and this is... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Memorial du Martyr is among places that is worth visiting in Algiers. You can enjoy the view of the city from the hill top while learnig the rich history of Algeria. There is a museum which unfortunately I did not have a chance to visit. The place also have a number of shops, restaurants and cafes.

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Algiers, Algeria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I think that "makam el shahid " is very fun to visit but i think it gets boring with time so to have a good trip i sugest you go first to the little museum then the big one . If you have a shild , ther is a greet place to roller skate or skate up in the terace... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

One of the few modern sites in this ancient city - well worth a visit. At the top of a hill with great views - lots of locals visit as a patriotic monument. There is a museum here but we did not visit

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Lebanon, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Certainly an impressive structure and very nice harbor views. Museum and a popular visit for natives, makes this a worthwhile stop.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Beneath the tall monument to the Martyrs of Algeria is the subterranean museum of the Martyrs. Here one will find the history of Algiers outlined and illustrated. There is a good selection of artifacts and tableau showing the type of activity that took place including torture - so beware!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Even if you are not aware of the history of Algeria, once you visit the Memorial du Martyr just to see it for itself, you will find the great museum immediately below the huge monument where you become well aware of the history of Algeria, provided you read French / Arabic. The view from the place is excellent and you... More 

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