Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Martyrs%27_Memorial,_Algiers&oldid=990237193, Articles lacking sources from February 2014, Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 November 2020, at 16:01. The Martyrs Memorial is a commemoration to all those lost in the fight against terrorism along Niger’s southern and western borders. [citation needed]. Several Algerian artists involved, like the painter Bashir Yelles, the calligrapher Abdelhamid Skander and the Polish sculptor Marian Konieczny. The Martyrs Memorial is a commemoration to all those lost in the fight against terrorism along Niger’s southern and western borders. However, Algeria's greatest draws are undoubtedly the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert region. The monument was inaugurated by the then President Chadli Bendjedid in February 1986. The station services other cities like Constantine, Annaba and Oran. The Martyrs Memorial is located on the heights of Algiers, in the municipality of El Madania, west of the Bois des arcades, east of Diar el Mahçoul and north of the plaza shopping center Riadh El Feth. Memorial dédicated to the liberation war deads. In 1802, linden trees were planted. [2][3] It is served by De Brouckère metro station on lines 1 and 5 of the Brussels metro. The structure is over 90 meters high and filled with symbolism. Captions. I’ve since moved on to mirrorless compacts with interchangeable lenses. This is the ‘Monument aux Martyrs’ in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. This is also a centerpiece of the newly planned quarter called Ouaga 2000 where many government and representative buildings are built, and in some way it represents a modern extension of the city of Ouagadougou. Algiers, Algeria.jpg, Diar El Mahçoul, El Madania, Algeria - panoramio (2).jpg, Diar El Mahçoul, El Madania, Algeria - panoramio (4).jpg, Diar El Mahçoul, El Madania, Algeria - panoramio (5).jpg, Diar El Mahçoul, El Madania, Algeria - panoramio (8).jpg, Diar El Mahçoul, El Madania, Algeria - panoramio (9).jpg, Diar es-saada el-madania Algeria Algiers.jpg, Jardin d'essai El hamma , Alger, Algérie.jpg, Le Mémorial du martyr (Maqam E'chahid).jpg, Le Mémorial du martyr, Sanctuaire du martyr ou Maqam E’chahid.jpg, Martyrs Monument Central Algeria, Algeria.jpg, Monument des martyrs ( Makam E'chahid).jpg, Monument des martyrs (maqam el chouhada).jpg, Photo du "MAKKAM EL CHAHID" " par mon telephone alger--algerie.jpg, SA-2 Guideline missile near Monument Aux Morts in Algier.jpg, Sanctuaire du martyr - Alger -169 (15073295698) (2).jpg, Souterrain of Monument of the Martyrs (Algeria).jpg, مقام الشهيد الجزائر العاصمة - panoramio.jpg, مقام الشهيد من حديقة التجارب الحامة الجزائر 04 م.jpg, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Monument_of_the_Martyrs&oldid=440385345, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The construction of the Martyrs' Monument led to a radical alteration of the square and its name was changed definitively to the Place des Martyrs / Martelaarsplein ("Martyrs' Square"). #Alger #Algeria #Algerie #Algiers #Chahid #Houbel #Makam #Maquam #Martyrs #Memorial #Monument In 1795, under the French regime, street and place names with any sort of religious connotation were changed, and the square was temporarily renamed the Place de la Blanchisserie/Blekerijplein ("Laundry Square"). Around the monument the area is “according to” the African standard of living, very poor and stands in the middle of a scrubby field.