Pont El Kantara
Constantine, Algeria

The oldest bridge in Constantine, the current structure was built between 1860 and 1863, after the collapse of an earlier bridge. Originally a Roman aqueduct, a bridge was constructed in the late 18th century by Salah Bey. That earlier bridge as heavily damaged during the 1836 siege of Constantine, and collapsed in 1857.  

Pont El Kantara, Constantine, Algeria
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1865/1279 AH
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Qantara Bridge
Kantara Bridge
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