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Kasbah of Algiers

Algiers, Algeria
+212 661-398211
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Amazing Kasbah of Algiers

This was a fascinating part of our trip around the Mediterranean. We did a 3 hour walking tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
408Steve
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Bengaluru, India
Kasbah of Algiers

This was an amazing Friday Morning walk. I’m not the photographer type. I don’t like to disturb the... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
pitrusqui
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Berlin, Germany
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The upper old part of Algiers has interesting Moorish houses, minarets and old citadel.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“be careful” (7 reviews)
“pick pockets” (3 reviews)
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Algiers, Algeria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fascinating part of our trip around the Mediterranean. We did a 3 hour walking tour with about 20 other people, our guide and police escorts in front and back of our group. We visited a typical house and the residents treated us...More

Thank 408Steve
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This was an amazing Friday Morning walk. I’m not the photographer type. I don’t like to disturb the local people with my tiny camera. However, on this occasion I could not stop taking photos of every corner of the Cashba. Partially demolished buildings, narrow labyrinthine...More

Thank pitrusqui
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This magical and mysterious setting of Algiers Casbah, this history-filled is well worth the detour and possibly even more. You need a guide to appreciate the place

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Nice area to visit I highly recommend to do this tour with a guide. there is a lot of history to know about this place. Try to be there early to finish early too as all normal you should expect a lot of people. Don't...More

Thank Pat m
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Truly amazing, working Casbah-- the original "Casbah" of the Muslim world, I was told. Either way, totally cool to walk around. We had a tour guide through Fancy Algeria Travel, Omar-- which definitely made it more enlightening. Recommended!

Thank jcaulum
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I fell in love with the Casbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site, two years ago. Since my last visit there was short, my sister-in-law arranged for a tour with a dynamic young lady named Kenza, whose grandmother had lived in the Casbah. Find her on...More

1  Thank Hexy
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

No comparison with the casbahs and souks of Morocco for visual interest. Everyone warned against pick-pockets and we saw them everywhere from the centre of town near the Grand Poste (one of the few historic buildings under renovation) to the alleys of the Casbah, but...More

Thank Sheri L
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Without a guide this is just another kasbah. But with a guide it tells you all of the history of this great city. In both ways it is very safe and the people are friendly and in for a chat. Try to have yourself invited...More

1  Thank Walter_Oostelbos
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Travelers beware! We done a day tour of Algiers through FRS in Tarifa Spain. The trip started from the port of Algiers, where we then went through the old & new towns to go and see the camels! The ride was literally 2 mins on...More

3  Thank Dean G
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The Kasbah is an awesome place to learn about the history of Algiers and Algeria, which cannot be grasped without a serious discussion of the political situation throughout the times. This means a guide is essential, without a guide it's just old streets and dilapidated...More

4  Thank Linda D
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Joan H
6 November 2017|
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Response from Hexy | Reviewed this property |
My sister-in-law, who lives in Algiers, arranged for a great 4-hr tour (incl. lunch) of the Casbah. The tour guide’s name is Kenza and she is very knowledgeable. She spoke French & English. I loved it! I have an e-mail... More
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Zelda03
23 January 2017|
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Response from towfik2017 | Reviewed this property |
I Just walked around using my GPS and Google maps on Android. make a list of places That you want to visit beforehand and start Walking. The area is totally safe during daytime (have no experience for night) still carry... More
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