Ketchaoua Mosque
Ketchaoua Mosque
4.5
5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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5:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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4.5
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Wabel I
Amman, Jordan25 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
A beautiful mosque (MASJID) in the center of Algiers, nice surround area too. The mosque is built in the Ottoman era. The French, when colonized Algeria, turned it into a church, then after the French occupation was out in 1962, it became a masjid again. Amazing architecture, a must visit... Visit around prayer times (5 times a day; just write in a search engine: prayer times algiers, and you should know when to go). Wear decent clothing as this is like every other place of worship.
Written July 22, 2019
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NicJBoston
Brookline, MA724 contributions
Apr 2018 • Solo
This important mosque just below the Casbah and in a bustling market area, has had several incarnations, and was at one time a church. Visitors should be able to enter after morning prayers if modestly dressed, but I was not there at the right time.
Written May 3, 2018
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Ferb14
Montreal, Canada24 contributions
Sep 2012 • Solo
The mosque is beautiful,but to fully appreciate it,you must know it's story!
It was built in 1794 by the Dey Baba Hassan, it later served the Catholic faith and was transformed into a cathedral, before being recovered by the Muslim religion at the independence.
This building is a surprising mixture of Roman-Byzantine styles and Turkish-Arab mosque Ketchaoua was the center of a lively area between the citadel and the harbor of Algiers.
It has Witnessed the history of Algiers,and she tells us about the brothers Barbarossa, the Ottoman deys, then the colonial period devoted to Christian worship in 1832, and finally the return to Islam after the independence of Algeria in 1962.
Written September 13, 2012
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abes.lk
Ankara Province, Türkiye68 contributions
Aug 2019
History
An architectural building from the Ottoman period, it was converted into a church and then restored to a mosque

where is that
We can consider it as a gateway to the Kasbah. Owns a seafront façade, not much but it can be considered

Close place
- Close to Martyrs' Square/ Place des Martyrs
- The Great Mosque/ Grande Mosquée d'Alger
- The New Mosque/ Djemaa El Djedid
- Métro Place des martyrs/ Metro Martyrs Square
- and National Museum of Decoration, Miniatures and Arabic Calligraphy/ Dar Mustapha Pacha, musée national de l'enluminure, la miniature et la calligraphie
- Face to face with Aziza House/ Dar Aziza separated by a secondary street
- Along with the Ottoman Sultan Hassan Pasha House/ Dar Hassan Pacha
Written September 15, 2019
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Patrick Y
Quatre Bornes28 contributions
Sep 2018 • Friends
Great Architecture which has been renovated by Turkish Govt (thanks to our guide Fadel for this quick visit). Mosque was closed and has not been able to visit inside. You can visit the surroundings also.
Written September 20, 2018
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Aek R
Cherchell, Algeria128 contributions
Sep 2016
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.
Written August 27, 2017
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Ricarda N
Shanghai69 contributions
Mar 2017 • Friends
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.
Written March 8, 2017
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MikePMadrid
Madrid10 contributions
Apr 2015 • Solo
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 if they had a collection box for funds to Fix it earlier it seemed that it would fall any ttime, and I would willingly contribute
Written July 29, 2015
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LondonXYZ1973
London, UK302 contributions
Dec 2013 • Couples
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.
Written December 29, 2013
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etain78
39 contributions
Dec 2018
The key to getting to see the inside of this mosque (and most other mosques in Algiers): Time your visit at the time of prayers. They will otherwise close the mosque in between prayer times to keep the homeless and troublemakers out. So get there just before the call to prayer because they do close up shop shortly after the last people are finished praying.

The mosque is beautiful and reflective of an Ottoman-era mosque. The Turkish government renovated this mosque and it shows; a little like inside the Diyanet Center in Maryland.

Women: as a matter of etiquette, do dress modestly and carry a scarf to drape over your hair if you wish to go in. A little respectful good manners go a long way.
Written December 27, 2018
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