The Ksar of Ighzer

The Ksar of Ighzer, witness of the architectural genius of the Zenetes of Gourara (Adrar).Located a dozen kilometers from the capital of the red oasis, Timimoune, the old ksar of Ighzer, draws its heritage and cultural specificities from its geographical position, overlooking Lake Timimoune, surrounded by green palm groves, economic sources and food for the people of Gourara. Constituting one of the vestiges testifying of the long history of the region of Timimoune, Ighezer, founded accordi...
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SITE OF AGHLAD

Aghlad or Arhlad (Arabic: أغلاد) is a Ksar in the Algerian Sahara in the Gourara region northwest of Timimoun. Aghlad is between two Ksour who played an important role in the history of the Gourara; Tin Ziri and Ouled Said. It is possible that in Ksar d'Aghlad there were two communities, one Jewish and the other Berber, and that this population was under the authority of Bu-Saad Zenati, whose power was exercised over Aghlad and the whole of Gourara. . Around the year 1240, the Ouled Sidi...
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Ouled Saïd, palm grove of Gourara

Located 19 km north-west of the city of Timimoun, Ouled Said is known for its lush palm groves, and its impressive foggaras: ingenious and millennial system of distribution and irrigation is fed with water from underground sources crossing the Western erg on several kilometers.
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