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Overwhelming Mosque

A typically Turkish style mosque of ancient times. Near the heart of Algiers, it is a very... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Aek R
,
Cherchell, Algeria
Under reparation

It was under reparation so I only saw it from outside, so it was pity. Could be really nice if it... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Khamlia
,
Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
27 Aug 2017
“Overwhelming Mosque”
7 Aug 2017
“Under reparation”
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Place des Martyrs, Algiers, Algeria
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

A typically Turkish style mosque of ancient times. Near the heart of Algiers, it is a very wellknown spot located near the Casbah district. It has been restored and it has regained its beauty, I think.

Thank Aek R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It was under reparation so I only saw it from outside, so it was pity. Could be really nice if it was without rack? and behind fence.

Thank Khamlia
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This certainly splendid mosque is currently under restoration by the Turkish (!) government and there is scaffolding anywhere around. The interior is closed for the restauration work entirely.

1  Thank nothe2le
Reviewed 21 May 2016

a very nice construction in Algiers for the islamic cult built in 1646 It is located at the foot of the Casbah, which was built during the Ottoman rule in the 17th century, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mosque that stands on...More

Thank Marcelo P
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

The building was built during the Ottoman's era! The architecture is so beautiful! It was on renovation the last time I tried to visit which is a pretty good thing as it's definitely a priceless treasure Algeria should keep & maintain!

Thank Ahsio
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Would like to visist it in future trips to Algiers, even if it is meant to be a place of prayer, It would be a loss if we never get to see the great minds of arabic architects. It would not be a bad idea...More

1  Thank MikePMadrid
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This mosque still seems to be under renovation and it looks like that may continue to be the situation for some time to come. Located in the lower Kasbah in a busy market area, you can still get a good idea of its appearance despite...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Even if it is closed for Renovation, but you can have a great vue from outside. A unique architecture. Unfortunatly, its location is quite in a popular market.

Thank Italessia
Reviewed 3 May 2014

The Ketchaoua Mosque is closed for renovations when I visited in April 2014. No indication as to when it will reopen. It was fenced in and had scaffolding around it.

Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I have travelled throughout the Muslim world but never seen a mosque like this. It's history and architecture is quite unique and quite stunning. Definitely worth seeing, be careful though, the local area is a foreboding.

1  Thank LondonXYZ1973
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