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The upper old part of Algiers has interesting Moorish houses, minarets and old citadel.
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Algiers, Algeria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For years I've dreamt of visiting the famed Casbah in Algiers following the movie "Battle of Algiers". I approached the idea with a mixture of trepidation and intrigue, imagining a labyrinth full of suspicious locals waiting to lure you into a back alley in order...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DoubleJacknCoke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience such an history there. You can feel that your in the heart of Algiers and the history of the country. A must do for tourist and locals . It was enough safe and very popular . The only problem was that it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mia9440
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the Kasbah in Algiers rather dirty and not especially well preserved. Of course it's worth seeing, but it's disappointing how poorly maintained it is (compared for example with Tunis Medina).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janyyc
Reviewed 6 December 2018

We spent a lovely afternoon strolling around the kasbah's whitewashed buildings and through its steep winding streets. We really enjoyed learning about the history of the area while admiring the architecture. I would recommend getting a guide as it is quite easy to get lost...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank seasoles
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

This is he old city of Algiers. Walking around is just a jump back in history. Beautiful constructions and alleyways, and a real pleasure to see old shops and craftsmen still open and doing what they love. Recommended to go with a local guide (native...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rafiqlatreche
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Guide Ahcicene (who is actually the owner) and driver Muhammed were excellent. Long day tour, via car and on foot, into museums, Botanical Garden, the Casbah on foot, elsewhere. Ahcicene is extremely knowledgeable about all things Algerian. Excellent English.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing tour with Kenza in the Casbah in Algiers. Djawla 3assimiya on Facebook. Her knowledge of the Casbah and her passion for sharing it with us made the experience come alive. We were accompanied by our Algerian son-in-law, and he also learned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank JeddieS
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The parts of the Casbah open to the public are very interesting and any decent guide will lead you to a cafe and woodwork shop which both command great views down to the sea. A large area is sadly unsound building wise and so take...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank garyh392
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Good for reasonably priced shopping and meet local crowd. Friendly faces everywhere. Close to the beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 965shamimi
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the Kasbah for almost 3hrs with Boualem (his email = boubastion23@yahoo.com). He was recommended and I completely agree: fluent in English, polite, knowledgeable, not too serious and always ready to smile and laugh with you. The kasbah might not be the most beautiful I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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sooner_orchid
8 July 2018|
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Response from Beckybumbledrop | Reviewed this property |
My guide was Omar. Great guy. Phone or WhatsApp or Viber ‭00213 5 42840682‬ He’s pretty good at answering pretty quickly. The weekend has just started there though. I really enjoyed Algeria, hope you do too.
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6 November 2017|
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Response from Hexy | Reviewed this property |
My sister-in-law, who lives in Algiers, arranged for a great 4-hr tour (incl. lunch) of the Casbah. The tour guide’s name is Kenza and she is very knowledgeable. She spoke French & English. I loved it! I have an e-mail... More
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