Monday, July 1, 2013

ALGERIA ~Tipasa-amphitheatre- UNESCO~

Great view of ancient times...and my second postcard received from Algeria... Thanks a lot Khaled!!

 Nice flower (roses) stamp.
(Issued 07-09-2004)

Tipasa (founded nearly 2000 years ago)is a Berber-speaking town on the coast of Algeria, capital of the Tipaza Province. The modern town, founded in 1857, is mainly known for its sandy beach, and ancient ruins.

Set on three small hills overlooking the Mediterranean, the ruins of the ancient Roman city include a theatre, amphitheatre, basilicas, villas and forums, avenues, baths and fountains.

Tipasa becalme a UNESCO WHS in 1982.

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