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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma

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Address: Alger, Algiers, Algeria
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Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Two interesting garden in one place, one french and the other one English!

Near by to the Sofitel, you get in by the North gate, and immediately on your right is the French garden, (luckily we went on Saturday afternoon, because they were closed on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Near by to the Sofitel, you get in by the North gate, and immediately on your right is the French garden, (luckily we went on Saturday afternoon, because they were closed on Sunday). It's a nice walk and the architecture did remind me the parc de Sceaux with the different ponds. You have a fantastic view towards the sea. Nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is the place to go to if in Algiers....the view is amazing, the trees and flowers are well looked after and the place is clean. You also have an amazing zoo inside (I think one of the oldest in Africa) with lots of animals...I would highly recommend...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Sofitel Hamma Garden Hotel is adjacent to the Jardin d'Essai du Hamma and you can see the gardens from any of the rooms facing the East direction. In fact, there is a great view from the fitness centre. If you have extra time while in Algiers, make a trip through the gardens. Getting a ticket at the entrance can... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to walk around and enjoy a warm day. Lush, green, and full of beautiful flowers and trees. It's a great place to get away from the crowds and noise and cement of Algiers.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A beautiful place of peace and tranquillity with a plethora of fauna on offer. Some rare specimen. Ticket purchasing is a major put-off. Chaotic scenes at the booth with crowds shoving a shuffling - no organisation whatsoever. used tickets being touted right at the entrance. Trees and their fallen foliage (often rare varieties) not managed - kids climb branches in... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Interesting and beautiful gardens with some rare plants and trees. Plenty of seats in the shade as you walk around and refreshments available. The Algerians are very friendly and welcoming and we were thanked profusely on many occasions for visiting their country. An unforgettable experience.

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This is more of an arboretum than a botanic garden. We visited during the Easter holiday. Whilst there were, literally, thousands of people there, it did not feel too crowded. There are lots of tree lined avenues and the trees meet overhead giving plenty of shade. Some of the trees - dragon trees for instance - are rare and worth... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

These gardens are also worth a visit whilst in Algiers. To get there you can just take the Algiers metro a few stops from the terminus at the Grande Post. Very popular on weekends, and easy to combine with a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts.

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Algiers, Algeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You will enjoy walking in its different paths with a lush vegetation, trees can are centenarian. There's also a zoo and a nice restaurant with a terrace!

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Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hamma or short in the heart of Algiers Hamma Garden scientific experiments garden is actually a museum of nature, as it includes 2500 species of plants-old trees hundreds of years, and more than 25 species of palm trees, as well as a garden on the classic French style and other British character. Featuring Hamma Garden atmosphere from the capital's climate,... More 

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Address: Alger, Algiers, Algeria
Location: Africa  >  Algeria  >  Algiers Province  >  Algiers
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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