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Have seen a lot of Roman ruins. These are up there with the very best. Plus the museum has... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Beckybumbledrop
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Potsdam, Germany
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Extraordinary!!!!!

Djemila is absolutely worth of visit! Like one commentator before, I've been also in Colosseum in... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Laura_Algiers
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Algiers, Algeria
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The environment is stunning as you approach either from Constantine or Sétif and the ruins themselves are awesome. World Heritage, it is impressive to see Roman architecture adapted to mountain conditions.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Have seen a lot of Roman ruins. These are up there with the very best. Plus the museum has wonderful mosaics. Timgad further south is also stunning. These had the edge for me possibly because I saw them first but also because the Romans chose...More

Thank Beckybumbledrop
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Djemila is absolutely worth of visit! Like one commentator before, I've been also in Colosseum in Rome and think that Djemila is SO much more beautiful and stunning than Colosseum! The beautiful nature and Roman ruins make the place extraordinary! Also our children (ages 5-13...More

Thank Laura_Algiers
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Firstly, one must visit the museum and study the maquette of the site, which clarifies enormously what one will see. There are also some excellent mosaics here. Then visit the site, going down one side all the way to the House of Europa and up...More

1  Thank BaghdadSuzanne
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Seeing how I'm the 13th English review (and about 30th ever) for this place, you need to understand how ridiculously amazing Djemila is. By comparison, there are over 50,000 English reviews of the Colosseum in Rome. 13 for Djemila. I've been to both, and Djemila...More

3  Thank jcaulum
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I made a long trip by car visiting this place, if you follow road directions to Djemila you should reach the place easily, don't follow Google Maps directions otherwise you will make an extra 60 Km to come back to the highway A1 entrance to...More

1  Thank MKh350
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The ruins of an ancient Roman Empire city. Efforts must be made to ensure that the area is clean and well maintained.

Thank Cuneyt E
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A very astonishing spot located in the mountains, surrounded by valleys and springs. A site where you have to pay for parking, visiting the city and visiting the museum.

Thank Aek R
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very impressive basilicas, antique theatre, temples and lots of ruined buildings. I work in Algeria and this place was very close to me. So we visited with my friends. This place is in UNESCO world heritage list and a must see place... There is too...More

Thank Fatih M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Cuicul Roman Ruins otherwise known as Djemila, was outstanding. As you climbed up the hill toward the museum you walk through the earliest to the last age of the ruin instead of having the layers stacked on top of each other. The only still standing...More

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