World Heritage Sites Video in Africa

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The Roman Colonial City: Timgad

Saharan Oasis: M’Zab Valley

Fortress on the Sea: Kasbah of Algiers

Tassili n’Ajjer: Prehistoric Gallery of Rock Art/Sahara


The Temple of the Rising Sun:  Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae 

Tutankhamen: Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

The Sacred Place of Moses’s Revelation: Saint Catherine Area

5000 Years of Glory: The Great Pyramids 

The City of a Thousand Minarets: Historic Cairo


Baboons on the Cliff: Simien National Park

Ethiopian Pilgrimage: The Rock Churches of Lalibela


Mysterious Giant Plant: Mount Kenya National Park


Towering Pinnacles: Tsingy de Bemaraha


Rearing Fish Fry: Lake Malawi National Park


Enchanting Town of Mud: Old Town of Djenné 


The Maze City: The Medina of Fez

The Fortress and Art: The Medina of Essaouira

The Aroma of Spanish Life in Africa: Medina of Tétouan

Portuguese City of Mazaga: El Jadida

A Cradle of the Moroccan Monarchy: The Historic City of Meknes

Roman Vestiges in Morocco: Archaeological Site of Volubilis

The Most Beautiful Earthen Village: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou


Vestiges of Phoenician Dreams: The Site of Carthage in Kerkouane

The 4th Holiest City of Islam: Kairouan

The Fortified City: The Medina of Sousse

A Roman Colosseum in Africa: Amphitheatre of El Jem

The Battles for Mediterranean Supremacy: The Site of Carthage

Forgotten Mosaics Uncovered: Dougga

Keeping the Old City Alive: The Medina of Tunis


The Source of the Nile: Rwenzori Mountains National Park 

Zambia and Zimbabwe

The Moving Cataract: Mosi-oa-Tunya, Victoria Falls