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.    
Location
Pont El Kantara, Constantine, Algeria
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Events
1865/1279 AH
Variant Names
Pont El Kantara
Alternate
Qantara Bridge
Kantara Bridge
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Building Usages
bridge
transportation