This is the city nearest the Roman ruins at Timgad. Other ruins in the area include Lambese, a Roman garrison town of the Third Augustan Legion. Batna itself (pop. 122,000) has little of interest, but intriguing hikes are possible in the cedar forests of the surrounding mountains. 195 mi/315 km southeast of Algiers.

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