Fort Gouraya

Fort Gouraya

Fort Gouraya, or Yemma Gouraya Fort, is a fort located on Gouraya Mountain in the national park of Gouraya in Bejaia Province, Algeria. It was built by the Spaniards in the 16th century AD, and then expanded by the French in the 19th century. Located in a strategic point overlooking the entire Bejaia region, the fort played an important role in the defense of the city.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Bejaia Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 16th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Spanish

Later Cultures: French

Site Features: Spanish & French Monuments

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