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    Ranked #8 Can't Miss Attractions in Algiers

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    The Unknown Martyr Monument, the 20th anniversary of Algeria's independence, is located 127 meters above sea level on Hama Mountain in Madania district, facing the Mediterranean Sea. Designed by Poles, the monument is 92 meters high, and the entire tower is three palm-leaf shapes that lean outwards inwards. It is said to symbolize the three revolutions of industry, land and culture, so it is called the Tribe. The three leaves meet 45 meters high. There are five floors above the intersection point. Four floors are used for communication and one floor for visiting. They overlook the Bay of Algiers and look out over the city of Algiers. There is a statue at each of the roots representing the historical resistance movement, national liberation struggle and national army warrior image.

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    The Monument to the Unknown Soldier was built to commemorate the martyrs who died for Algeria's independence. It was completed and opened in 1982 on the 20th anniversary of Algeria's independence. The shape of the monument is that three huge palm leaves of reinforced concrete stand on each other to protect the "Eternal Flame" under it, so the Chinese also call it the "Truffle Tower", and there is a statue of a soldier on the edge of each palm leaf. , each representing a stage of the Algerian War of Independence. However, there will be gendarmerie guards around the monument, and it is currently not allowed to enter.
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