Located 70 km west of Algiers, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, Tipasa is a serial property inscribed in 1982 on the World Heritage List. An ancient Punic trading post, which was occupied by Rome, which made it a strategic base for the conquest of the Mauritanian kingdoms, Tipasa is a unique complex of Phoenician, Roman, early Christian and Byzantine remains, together with indigenous monuments. The property is composed of three sites: two archaeological parks (East and West) located near the present urban agglomeration and the Royal Mausoleum of Mauritania, situated on the Western Sahel Plateau of Algiers, 11 km south-east of Tipasa.
Regularisation of the perimeter of the property and renewal of the Exceptional Universal Value
Elaboration of the management plan for the site.
Training of site managers
Training of the technical teams in the maintenance/ conservation of the site
Implementation of a diploma course in mosaic restoration (including removal)
Identification of ancient sewerage works
Improvement of the knowledge of the site (3D topographic surveys, digital database)
Global action for the identification of underwater archaeological potential
Establishment of a multi-year programme of preventive conservation and restoration of the site
Rehabilitation of Ancient Sewage Works
Restoration programme for three important monuments such as the amphitheatre which will serve as an example for the whole site