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Sights & Landmarks In Algiers

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  • The basilica of Notre Dame d’Afrique, which is only accessible by cable car, is one of the city’s most notable structures. It was erected in 1858 and is situated in the Z’ will ghara area.
  • The Algerian War of Independence is commemorated by the Monument des Martyrs ( Maquam E’ chahid ), an iconic concrete monument. On the 20th anniversary of Algeria’s independence, the monument was dedicated in 1982. It’s shaped like three upright palm leaves that protect the “Eternal Flame” below. Each palm leaf has a soldier figurine on the edge, symbolizing a different period of Algeria’s fight.
  • The El Jedid mosque is located near the harbor on the Place des Martyrs.
  • The Emir Abdelkader Memorial (previously Bugeaud) was built in honor of the great emir Abd El-Kader, who fought the French during the invasion of Algeria.
  • The Grand Post Office (1910, by Voinot and Tondoire) is a neo-Moorish structure located in the heart of Algiers.
  • The Jardin d’essai (Area of Test; El-Hamma) is an 80-hectare (198-acre) garden in the east of Algiers that has exotic plants and gardens. It was designed by A. Hardy in 1832.
  • Villa Abd-el-Hair, with the top of the Test Garden, one of the former mansions of the dey, where the artistic and winners of the Price Abd-el-Hair, in particular Maurice Boitel and Andre Hamburg, were put until 1962.
  • Riadh El- Feth’s (shopping centre and art gallery).
  • Mosque of Ketchaoua (This mosque became the Saint-Philippe cathedral during colonization before becoming again a mosque).
  • The National Library is located in the El HAMMA district. Modern architecture.
  • Algiers’ Great Mosque on Rue de la Marine. It is Algiers’ oldest mosque, erected during the time of Almoravid monarch Yusuf ibn Tashfin.

How To Travel To Algiers

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Tourist (Backpacker) - 68 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including: meals in cheap restaurant, public transport, cheap hotel.Tourist (business/regular)  - 133 $ per day. Estimated cost per 1 day including: mid-range meals and drinks, transportation, hotel.MARKET / SUPERMARKETMilk1 liter$ 0.25Tomatoes1 kg$ 0.70Cheese0.5 kg$ 7.00Apples1 kg$ 1.40Oranges1 kg$...

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The Bois des Arcades neighborhood has a number of eateries. This is the hill 0.5 kilometers south-east of the large Martyrs' Memorial. From here, you may get a great view of Algiers and the shore. Because the hill is also wooded, it's a great place to go for a...

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Festivals & Events In Algiers

Although there aren't many well-known Algiers festivals, the city does host a handful throughout the year. Every two years, Algeria has a Strawberry Festival. This event attracts strawberry producers since it includes a strawberry farming display.Festival of du Rai d’OranRai d'Oran is a festival dedicated to "Rai" music. This...

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