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Ghardaia Palace
Ghardaia Palace

Ghardaïa, chief town of the Mʾzab Oasis, north-central Algeria. It lies along the left bank of the Wadi Mzab in the northern Sahara (desert). Founded in the 11th century, it was built around the cave (ghār) reputedly inhabited by the female saint Daïa (the cave is still venerated by Mʾzabite women).

Gîte Tarist
Gîte Tarist

Gite Tarist in Ghardaïa provides accommodations with barbecue facilities and a garden. Featuring free shuttle service, this property also boasts a restaurant and a playground. Free WiFi is available.

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Ksar Bounoura UNESCO
Ksar Bounoura UNESCO

Suburb settlements include Mélika, Béni Isguen, Bounoura (Has Bunur) and El Atteuf (Tadjnint), all of which lie to the southeast of Ghardaïa city and the ancient ksar of Metlili-Chaamba or Metlili which lies 42 km (26 mi) to the southwest.

M'zab
M'zab

Ghardaïa is the traditional heart of the M'zab valley and home of the Ibadi religious sect in Algeria. As a religious Muslim sect, they do not subscribe to the doctrine of Sunnism and Shi'ism.

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Mosque Hadj Messaoud UNESCO
Mosque Hadj Messaoud UNESCO

Ghardaïa (Arabic: غرداية ‎, Mzab-Berber: Taɣerdayt) is the capital city of Ghardaïa Province, Algeria. The commune of Ghardaïa has a population of 93,423 according to the 2008 census, up from 87,599 in 1998, with an annual growth rate of 0.7%.

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