Constantine. During Roman times it was called Cirta and was renamed "Constantina" in honor of emperor Constantine the Great. There are museums and important historical sites around the city (one of the most beautiful is the Palais du Bey, in the casbah). It is often referred to as the "City of Bridges" due to the numerous picturesque bridges connecting the mountains the city is built on. The city is framed by a deep ravine and has a dramatic appearance. Main Sights: Musée National Cirta, previously Gustave Mercier Museum (displays ancient and modern Algerian art). Abd al Hamid Ben Badis Mosque. The Casbah (Kasbah). Emir Abd al-Qadir University and Mosque. Soumma Mausoleum. Massinissa's Mausoleum. The Palace of Ahmed Bey. Ruins of the Antonian Roman aqueduct. Ben Abdelmalek Stadium. Nearby are: the Roman city of Tiddis, the megalithic monuments and burial grounds at Djebel Mazala Salluste.

Address: Avenue Kadour Boumedous ,Constantine,Αλγερία
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