Algeria - Kasbah of Algiers

"The Kasbah is a unique kind of medina, or Islamic city. It stands in one of the finest coastal sites on the Mediterranean, overlooking the islands where a Carthaginian trading-post was established in the 4th century BC. There are the remains of the citadel, old mosques and Ottoman-style palaces as well as the remains of a traditional urban structure associated with a deep-rooted sense of community." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

A street view of Kasbah of Algeria. Nice South Africa 2010 FIFA World Cup stamps used. Postmarked Setif May 17, 2010 and arrived in Penang on June 3, 2010. Thanks to Ramzi of Algeria.


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