Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique

Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique

Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
4.5
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
About
Basilica in Algiers overlooking the bay of the capital city. Completed in 1872, this splendid building of neo-bysantine architecture is ornately decorated in the inside in the Spanish-Moorish decor. Unique in its genre, it is probably one of the only churches in the world where the invocation to the Virgin Mary, Our Lady of Africa reads "Notre Dame d'Afrique, priez pour nous et pour les musulmans - Our Lady of Africa, pray for us and for Muslims". It is dear to the Algerian people who see it as 'their' church. PLEASE NOTE - Appropriate dress required to enter the Basilica
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spc354
Clarks Summit, PA511 contributions
Jul 2023 • Solo
Hard trek to the basilica. But beautiful views of port and city certainly make it worthwhile. Lot of families visit with elderly and children. Nice photo exhibition available for free. Can take car but parking is a not nearby (about 500 meters).
Written 22 July 2023
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ken j
Manalapan, NJ905 contributions
Oct 2022
There is a sense of joy at this place, in the midst of a dreary city. The church is beautiful inside and out. Be sure to check out the gift shop, some very nice gifts there.
Written 3 November 2022
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2013_Victoria_2013
Kharkov, Ukraine103 contributions
Jan 2022
Beautiful outside. Inside I was not allowed because of quarantine. I walked all way up and it was good walking.
Written 9 February 2022
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Naija M
Algiers, Algeria646 contributions
Nov 2020 • Solo
The location of this church, on a hill towering of Algiers, makes it really stand out. It’s actually quite a small building but nevertheless, a beautiful one, both inside and out. The views from the church grounds of the Bay of Algiers are quite stunning. Entry is free, donations, of course, are welcomed.
Written 18 February 2021
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Way Farer
Rijeka, Croatia135 contributions
Jan 2020
If you want to visit the cathedral, you can't visit it "just along the way". The cathedral is away from most of Algiers attractions and you must specifically go there for it. But if you make the effort, you'll be rewarded with a great view of the city and the cathedral itself, at least on the outside is no slouch, either. Inside, it's much less so and you can't take pictures of the interior any closer to the altar than from the entrance gate. Just the same, if you have time, you rpoabbaly won't be disappointed.
Written 19 January 2020
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Barbara S
Luxor, Egypt17 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
The best bit is the outside and the view. The inside is relatively simple. Visiters should be aware that there is a dress code to enter and the cathedral is only open at certain times.
Written 28 October 2019
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soufianeb504
san francisco, United States130 contributions
Sep 2019
Incredible views of Algiers, this a relaxing place with mesmerizing views of the city. Spectacular sunset
Written 18 October 2019
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Busyjo
Montreal, Canada41 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
Arrive on time because they close for visitors for the chapelet and mass.we arrived at 17:28 and they where closing at 17:30 for the chapelet and mass
Written 7 October 2019
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SSB
21 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
Beautiful, serene. Located uphill. Beautiful architecture and amazing views of the sea. Must visit while you are here.
Written 5 October 2019
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Claire J
Melbourne, Australia108 contributions
Oct 2019 • Solo
Visited when closed so cannot remark on the inside. Outside the building is amazing, fancy and ornate. Outside they yards are used for locals to practice soccer and to enjoy the views
Written 2 October 2019
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