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The upper old part of Algiers has interesting Moorish houses, minarets and old citadel.
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Algiers, Algeria
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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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank KellyVictoria
Reviewed 8 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

Date of experience: January 2017
5  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 .

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2016
1  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

Date of experience: February 2016
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

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank philandy47
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is the oldest part of the city. Some buildings are well preserved while some are about to fall to pieces. A labyrinth of very narrow streets, just for pedestrians, stairs climbing up the hill. You turn one corner and you are in the middle...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank towfik2017
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It's the most historical & amazing part of all Algiers, if not to say Algeria, a specially if you are in Algiers by Saturday, some local travel agencies organize a full day tour to Casbah with many things to see & explore

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank omarelfaroukz
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Our guide brought this atmospheric area to life and showed us a stunning 360 degree panoramic view over the harbour and the rest of the casbah along with an introduction to the current way of life which is being threatened by the government which is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank 916sally
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The lower Casbah is mainly impresive by the french style houses with arcades for numerous small shops. The upper Casbah is more or less original with arabian roots architecture. Follow the stairs to get there, but do not become lost in the maze. You'll reach...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank B-Nutzer
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sooner_orchid
9 July 2018|
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Response from Beckybumbledrop | Reviewed this property |
My guide was Omar. Great guy. Phone or WhatsApp or Viber ‭00213 5 42840682‬ He’s pretty good at answering pretty quickly. The weekend has just started there though. I really enjoyed Algeria, hope you do too.
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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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