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This ancient city still demonstrates Roman grid town planning.
Batna, Algeria
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

A huge and beautiful historical site, Timgad is a must do, for anyone visiting the area. Stunning scenery and a perfect world to get lost in for a few hours. It's beautifully maintained and well preserved. I would advise having a guided tour to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nabyllla
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

My fiancé is from Algeria, so he took me to see Timgad this year (april 2018). It was so beautiful walking around there and taking pictures. Walk slow, relax and enjoy the moment together. It was kinda romantic. This is a place you should visit....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sissel Irene H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to stay close to downtown, clean and awesome Friendly, kind hospitality What can I can I say, just come and enjoy yourself

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Faycal S
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Travelled here after overnighting in Batna after exploring Constantine the day before. Arranged by Omar of Fancyellow Travel ‭+213 5 42840682‬. He guided me round too. These are special. Huge and great fun to wander round. The theatre has the best acoustics I’ve ever heard....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Beckybumbledrop
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Breath taking! We loved our trip back in time to the Roman city of Timgad which is so vast and well preserved.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Brid H
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We spent a good couple of hours walking through these ruins, from the amphitheatre at the back all the way down to the public baths. Although bare, these ruins can still evoke a time gone by. And if you have a chance, go to see...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank BaghdadSuzanne
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I could not have been more impressed. The ruins seem to go on for miles. The pictures don't do it justice but we still took them every time we stopped. It would've been a great place to bring the kids too.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jenifermkelly
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It's not Pompei, a city suddenly "frozen" (sorry for the bad joke) in history, but it's very well preserved since nothing had ever been built on the site after its inhabitants left. Many stones are missing, probably used to build the Byzantine fortress nearby or...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Patrick34238
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Words can hardly describe thrill of seeing these ruins for the first time. The Arch of Trajan dominates the site. The ruins are well preserved and perfectly safe for foreign visitors. During the civil war the area was very dangerous but now is very peaceful....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank peterlZ658GI
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I cannot believe we had never heard of this place before going to Algeria. Absolutely a jewel!! There are no tourists (as for the rest of Algeria) which is unbelievable. Absolutely breathtaking!! Vast and well preserved, In comparison, Pompeii is tiny!

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank monica_bcn
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29 January 2018|
Response from Patrick34238 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The closest airport is in Batna (20 km from Timgad). Air Algerie flies there from Algiers and from several cities in France. Constantine (a 2 1/2 hr drive from Timgad) should offer more flights. Batna has a few hotels... More
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Response from nycexpatagain |
Dear Samir, I recommend you stay speechless since you clearly do not understand what I have said and asked. And, what you said is unlikely to be helpful to anyone, anywhere. I liked Muscat a lot, however.