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Top Things to Do in Algiers, Algeria, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Notre Dame d'Afrique - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Notre Dame d'Afrique is located on the north side of Algiers, on a 124 m (407 ft) cliff overlooking the Bay of Algiers. It formerly could be reached from the city centre by a cable car. The basilica can be considered to be the counter-piece to the church of Notre-Dame de la Garde on the other side of the Mediterranean, in Marseille.

Grande Poste d'Alger

La Grande Poste d'Alger est un édifice de style néo-mauresque, construit à Alger en 1910 par les architectes Voinot et Toudoire, qui abrite les services de la poste algérienne au cœur de la ville d'Alger en Algérie. La Grande Poste d'Alger est située au cœur d'Alger.

Kasbah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The word kasbah may also be used to describe the old part of a city, in which case it has the same meaning as a medina quarter. The Spanish word is a cognate naming the equivalent building in Andalusia or Moorish Spain. In Portuguese, it evolved into the word alcáçova.

Great Mosque of Algiers

The Great Mosque of Algiers ( Arabic: الجامع الكبير‎, Jemaa Kebir) or "Djama'a al-Kebir" (meaning Great Mosque) is a mosque in Algiers, Algeria, located very close to Algiers Harbor. An inscription on the minbar منبر) or the pulpit testifies to fact that the mosque was built in 1097.

Musée national du Bardo (Algérie)

Le musée national du Bardo, situé dans la banlieue algéroise de Mustapha Pacha, est un musée algérien. Il est nommé musée du Bardo avant de prendre son nom actuel en 1985. Historique Le djenane aurait été bâti, à la fin du , par un riche tunisien exilé, Hadj Ben Omar, afin de servir de résidence d'été pour l'accueil des notables de l'époque.

Musée national des antiquités et des arts islamiques

Inauguré en le plus ancien 1897, le musée national des antiquités et des arts islamiques est musée d' Algérie et d' Afrique [réf. nécessaire] . Il couvre l'histoire de l'art en Algérie depuis 2 500 ans.

Museum of Modern Art of Algiers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The building, built between 1901 and 1909, was first used as a department store, the Galeries de France. Its architecture is neo-moorishIt was reabilitated to host the museum on five levels. The MaMa was opened at the occasion of the operation "Algiers, capital of the Arabic culture 2007".

Ketchaoua Mosque

The Ketchaoua Mosque ( Arabic: جامع كتشاوة‎, Djamaa Ketchaoua) is a mosque in Algiers, the capital of Algeria. 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.

Cathédrale du Sacré-Cœur d'Alger

Cathédrale du Sacré-Cœur d'Alger is a cathedral in Algiers, Algeria. Completed in 1956, it became the new cathedral in Algiers after the Cathedral of St. Philip of Algiers had been reconverted into the Muslim Ketchaoua Mosque. It is the cathedral church of the Archdiocese of Algiers.

Tamentfoust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The city has a series of historical buildings, such as Tamentfoust Castle (now a museum) built by Ramdhan Agha in 1661, and the vestiges of the ancient Roman city of Rusguniae. Maritime history is represented by the "Naval Academy of Tamentfoust" known as the biggest naval academy on the continent.

Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Musée national des Arts et Traditions Populaires is a museum in Algeria.[citation needed ]

Assassination of the monks of Tibhirine

On the night of 26-27 March 1996, seven monks from the monastery Notre-Dame de l'Atlas of Tibhirine in Algeria, belonging to the Roman Catholic Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance (known as Trappists) were kidnapped during the Algerian Civil War. They were held for two months, and were found dead in late May 1996.