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The massive size of the Makam Echahid takes most visitors’ breaths away. Located in Algiers, this monument is by far the most popular attraction in the city. It was erected in the 1980s, and consists of three huge palm fronds constructed from concrete, which start wide apart at the base, and come together at the top of the monument. Makam Echahid stands ninety-two meters into the sky. Each frond is a representation of the features that have developed the country, namely its industry, is fascinating culture and its successful agricultural sector.

Visitors are able to walk around and underneath this colossal monument, which name means "the place where the martyr rests". It is also referred to as the "symbol of the unknown soldier", and is dedicated to the fallen heroes of the war for independence. The Bois des Arcades, located near to the Makam Echahid, offers shaded areas for relaxation and also has magnificent views of the monument. It is an attraction that is of great significant historical value to Algeria, and is a recommended site in the city of Algiers.
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