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Kasbah of Algiers

Algiers, Algeria
+212 661-398211
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Pointless without a guide

The Kasbah is an awesome place to learn about the history of Algiers and Algeria, which cannot be... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Linda D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile
So diirty!!

I can't understand why Unesco insert in Word Heritage??! So dirty place and the smell is... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Cuneo, Italy
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The upper old part of Algiers has interesting Moorish houses, minarets and old citadel.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Algiers, Algeria
+212 661-398211
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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

2  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I can't understand why Unesco insert in Word Heritage??! So dirty place and the smell is terrible.....stay away!!

1  Thank robyberna
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The best tour you can have in Algiers but you have to do it with a specialised guide to know what you are seeing and he can bringing to life for you...also so you can find your way back as it can be tricky if...More

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great place to walk around, very safe and reveals much of the history of the French occupation of Algiers.

1  Thank HFza
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We visited here a couple of times twice just the bottom where we explored the market and windy streets, you find a lot of the stuff the same as you walk around and not a lot there is 'made in Algeria'. unlike some markets people...More

Thank KellyVJ
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Many will tell you this is the most dangerous place in town, I found it wonderful, although decadent, rich of art, history and humanity. Impossible not to get lost, so better having a guide. Otherwise, if you take your time to stop and talk to...More

2  Thank Mimose67
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Kasbah for the first visit and the second visit you feel always that something different and new things to explore .

Thank fayeq-alnatour
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a lovely labyrinth of homes, shops and cafes. According to the clerk at my hotel, an effort is being made to preserve the historical center from demolition. But don't wait to visit, money talks louder than good intentions and money might want a...More

Thank rob2269
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The oldest area in Algiers (the "old Algiers") built by the ottomans during their presence in Algiers between 1515 and 1830. The "old city" had several doors (5, 7 or even 10 depending on the source of information). Some of them used to be opened...More

Thank Moon_Walker71
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is an area of Algiers closely linked to the revolution and can be explored as much as suites an individual. There is on carpenter's shop on the ground floor of a small almost triangular house that has some secrets and a remarkable view from...More

Thank philandy47
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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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