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Kasbah of Honaine

Kasbah of Honaine

Kasbah of Honaine, or Casbah of Honaine, is a historic fortified citadel located in the town of Honaine in Tlemcen Province, Algeria. The history of the Kasbah and its walls dates back to the era of the Almohads in the 12th century AD, as evidence indicates that it was built by Abd al-Mu'min, the founder of the Almohad dynasty.

Site Information

Country: Algeria

District: Tlemcen Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Nedroma and the Trara

Date of Submission: 2002

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