Kasbah of Algiers, Algiers

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Stroll true the quaint maze of narrow alleys at Kasbah of Algiers, the city's traditional neighborhood and World Heritage Site predominantly built during the rule of the Ottoman Empire. Explore Ottoman-style palaces, Moorish houses, old mosques, and the remains of a citadel, but consider taking a guide to get additional insight into the area's history. Make Kasbah of Algiers part of your personalized Algiers itinerary using our Algiers trip itinerary builder .
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  • the area was unkempt. the land rover we parked on the street had a man sleeping in the cargo bay when we returned the next morning. the hotel was old French.  more »
  • historic district registered world heritage of the humanity of the Unesco since 1992. Its history dates back to antiquity, where it is first a single, then Berber and finally Roman port. Colonized by the French in 1830, it is gradually marginalized because the power centers are moved to the new city. It occupies a central role during the war of Algeria. She faces the Mediterranean Sea and is built on a field with a vertical drop of 118 meters. The Kasbah offers, at first glance, the décor of a tangle of houses built on a slope the image of this popular, friendly, supportive and tolerant culture feeds the descriptions of daily life in the Casbah. One who does not visit the Casbah will never know Algiers.
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  • Arrived in Algiers today & immediately after breakfast I researched what to see in Algiers and found out about booking a tour with Omar (Fancy Yellow). The tour was a great start to know about the his...  more »
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