Ruins of Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad

Ruins of Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad


Algeria (DZ)
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad (Arabic: قلعة بني حماد) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Algeria located close to the Algerian coast west of Algiers. It was inscribed as a world heritage site in 1980. The site was the first capital of the Hammadid empire. It was founded in 1007 and destroyed in 1152. Notable aspects of the city include its large mosque.
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad (Arabic: قلعة بني حماد) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Algeria located close to the Algerian coast west of Algiers. It was inscribed as a world heritage site in 1980. The site was the first capital of the Hammadid empire. It was founded in 1007 and destroyed in 1152. Notable aspects of the city include its large mosque.
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Links: whc.unesco.org
By: denkhoo

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