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Constantine

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Constantine is a city in Northeast Algeria.

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By plane[edit]

  • Mohamed Boudiaf Airport (CZL/DABC). 9km (5miles) from city centre , provides several daily flights from other major European cities such as Paris, Geneva, Istambul, Marseille,Brussels,lille and Lyon.and From the airport it is fairly easy to rent a car or take a shuttle to the city center..

By train[edit]

  • Constantine Train Station. The train station is near the city centre and it connected to Algier and Annaba. The train to Annaba is at 1 am. During the day there are only busses to Annaba. There is no train or bus connection to Tunisia, but there are shared taxis.

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By boat[edit]

  • Skikda port. Only 80km form the city center connected to Marseille (France).
  • Annaba port Only 150Km from the city center Connected to Marseille (France).
  • Tunis port. Only 250Km from the city Connected to Napolis,Genova & Rome (Italy).
  • Algiers port. 450 km Connected to Marseille & sete (France), Napolis (italy),Barcelona & Alicante (Spain).
  • Bejaia port. about 250 km connected to Marseille (france)

Get around[edit]

The cable car has been newly opened in 2012 (The price is 2 DHR). The first station is at the End of Dicouche Mourad, the second at University Hospital, the third station is near Mosuqee el Ghoufrane. The trip offers an amazing view over the bridges and the river from above. During the rush hours u need to queue.

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The city is framed by a deep ravine and has a dramatic appearance. The city is very picturesque with a number of bridges and a viaduct crossing the ravine.

  • The city center bridge's: This city is very famous for seven bridges, especially the "GANTARET EL HIBAL" bridge which is the second highest suspended bridge in the world. It is a perfect place to do a bungee jump.
  • Gustave Mercier Museum (displays of ancient and modern art)
  • Ben-Badis Mosque
  • the Casbah
  • Emir Abdel Kader University & Mosque
  • Soumma Mausoleum, at Khroub
  • the Palace of Ahmed Bey
  • ruins of the Antonian Roman aqueduct

In the nearby are the Roman city of Tiddis and the megalithic monuments and burial grounds at Djebel Mazala Salluste.

  • Emir Abd Elkader Mosque & University the monument located in city center.

Do[edit][add listing]

Make a trip with a cable car, loose your way in the Casbah, walk along the bridges, have a shishah at the central square

Learn[edit]

Constantine is very famoius with it Universities ( Mentouri Zerzara Elamir abd el kader)

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Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Chekhchoukha.
  • Couscous.
  • Baklawa.
  • Bouzelouf.
  • Chewa. it's a verity of barbaque .
  • Local Pizza.

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Splurge[edit]

Restaurant in the Hotel Cirta - expensive, tasty, beautiful building, big choice of Algerian food, 01, Avenue Rahmani Achour, Constantine (Directly on the Place de Martyrs)

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Tea with ment.
  • Leben. kind of heavy milk looks like liquied yugort

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Cirta. Four stars hotel in city center. +213 31 219696
  • Hotel Panoramic Constantine. five star in city center

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The Ibis and Novotel hotels opened in early 2012.

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