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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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+212 661-398211
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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

2  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

Thank GARY H
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Shamim I
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

Thank diemmedi
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Probably the best place in Algiers by far. It may seem doggy but I went without guide during the day and it was fine to get lost in those narrow alleys. We had a couple of people offering themselves to show around in exchange of...More

1  Thank fedekeane
Reviewed 3 September 2018

a visit to Algeria wont be complete without visiting the old casbah with its amazing architecture and history , it feels like a trip back to the past , you really can feel the soul of this citadel , our guide wassim has provided us...More

1  Thank johnwC5096VP
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I loved the Casbah! I get a kick out of roaming souks, casbahs & medinas in various cities/countries. You get a real feel of the locals as well as goods. The Algiers casbah is HUGE. Each section is organized by type of goods. Areas w/female...More

1  Thank michaeldY9025HY
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Casbah with Boualem boubastion23@yahoo.com for 8000 DA for 3 of us including a visit of few houses in the Casbah, the Cathedral of Notre Dame d'Afrique, the mausoleum. Boualem is extremely knowledgeable about the history of Algeria. Highly recommended and completely safe...More

1  Thank Charlotte D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

So beautiful to visit a historical casbah that wa build longtime ago by the Ottoman Empire and it is a magical place to visit

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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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Joan H
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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Zelda03
22 January 2017|
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Response from towfik2017 | Reviewed this property |
I Just walked around using my GPS and Google maps on Android. make a list of places That you want to visit beforehand and start Walking. The area is totally safe during daytime (have no experience for night) still carry... More
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