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Kasbah of Algiers

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Address: , Algiers, Algeria
Phone Number: 00212661398211
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Description: The upper old part of Algiers has interesting Moorish houses, minarets and...
The upper old part of Algiers has interesting Moorish houses, minarets and old citadel.
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Plenty of history between its walls. People were nice and very welcoming! I had some Garantita to fuel the long walk around the Kasbah. Delicious!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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Tunis, Tunisia
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The first time I visited Kasbah, I fell in love with the neighborhood! Narrow walk ways, old colorful doors and windows and tall walls with lots of wires on them. my suggestion is to start from up the hill go through historic streets and bazaars, get some delicious pastries and finally have your lunch in seafood restaurants near the sea.

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Madrid
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Just to take a walk in this place is a trial, but worth while for a memory, do not expect to find it well maintained but, it will open your eyes to a world long forgotten by many Historians

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Tunis, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Plenty of history between its walls. People were nice and very welcoming! I had some Garantita to fuel the long walk around the Kasbah. Delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

I strongly suggest having a local walk you around. The environment is very confusing to navigate. Some vendors have items you will never see anywhere else. I highly recommend that you are a seasoned adventurer or be guided by one. But it's an amazing place to experience.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Like many souks, it is fun and really interesting to visit this one. It is picturesque; the casbah with its narrow streets and friendly people is a great place to visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The Kasbah is a must to see. You need good legs as there are many steps. We even saw the garbage collector the donkey doing its job.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

On a recommendation, our group of 7 contacted Mr. Samir Falali to provide a private tour of the Kasbah. An excellent, all day tour. He met us at the ferry, drove us from location to location, provided a walking tour of the Kasbah, answered all questions, provided history and local flair. An excellent day and wonderful tour.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Cute little streets, folks chatting on their doorsteps (by the way look at the "doorstep-sitting-preventer" at the women's house/school. Go visit the woodworker: a greatly skilled artisan. Plenty of great smelling pastry and bread shops. The Kasbah is on a rather steep hill so get the car to drop you at the top. Good seafood restaurants near the sea.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The Kasbah in Algiers is actually in quite good condition in those parts which have been renovated. There's also an absence of the hassle factor which is so common in North African cities (especially if you're used to say the Kasbah in Fez, Morocco). It's worthwhile going with a guide so that you get to see the most important parts... More 

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

If you are looking for an immersion in Algiers, the real one, you have to go there! You'll love the little narrow streets full of small shops of artisans (copper, wicker, jeweler) and many moorish castles and museums. A guided visit is preferebale!

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