this place named within the world cultural heritage list. But many renovations are needed and I dont know why Algerians don't do it.
an extraordinary picture of an ottoman city abroad. more than that the Kasbah is a very important part of the algerian independence
Kasbah of Alger is an authentic experience, we visited it during daytime, it was crowded, but not overcrowded. We visited it without a guide, but with the info from tourist centre, which is nearby. It's safe to do, it's much quieter than visiting a soekh in Morocco, and you get to visit the nice places. Unfortunately, place des martyres is... More
Visiting Casbah was a great experience for me. I have heard it is obligatory to have a guide with you in Casbah. We have one and he was good. We saw so many places we would't have seen without him. Casbah is authentic and real Algerian life. Casbah has been very dangerous some decades ago but now I felt it... More
I was fortunate enough to be taken around by my husband who grew up there and given access to the museum. It was a wonderful experience to see how the old Algiers used to look and marvel at the beautiful furniture and objects d'art
First of all it's very important to know WHEN to go. Reading the other reviews confirms it. If you prefere quiet atmosphere, go on weekend (Fri, Sat). If you go on Friday (the holy day here) it may happen to you that you won't encounter a living soul, which provides lots of opportunity for picture taking and soaking up the... More
Took a day trip from Marriott Marbella Beach Resort to Morocco. Early start 6.30am, but only 90 mins to get to the port. Trip included a coach tour around the various quarters of the town and a stop for photos and riding camels etc. We were followed by street traders the whole time and need to keep eyes straight ahead... More
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