8 Sights in Bab Al Wadi, Algeria (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Bab Al Wadi, Algeria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Bab Al Wadi, Algeria.

List of cities in Algeria Sightseeing Tours in Bab Al Wadi

1. Mosquée Ketchaoua

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The Ketchaoua Mosque is a mosque in the city of Algiers, the capital of Algeria. It was built during the Ottoman rule in the 17th century and is located at the foot of the Casbah of Algiers, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mosque stands on the first of the Casbah's many steep stairways and was logistically and symbolically the cynosure of the pre-colonial city of Algiers. The mosque is noted for its unique fusion of Moorish and Byzantine architecture.

Wikipedia: Ketchaoua Mosque (EN)

2. Casbah

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The Casbah is the citadel of Algiers in Algeria and the traditional quarter clustered around it. In 1992, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed Kasbah of Algiers a World Cultural Heritage site, as "There are the remains of the citadel, old mosques and Ottoman-style palaces as well as the remains of a traditional urban structure associated with a deep-rooted sense of community."

Wikipedia: Casbah of Algiers (EN)

3. Dar Hassan Bacha

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Dar Hassan Pacha is an 18th-century palace located in the Casbah of Algiers, Algeria. It was built in 1791 and used to belong to Hassan III Pasha, who signed a treaty with the US September 5, 1795. After 1830, it became the winter residence of the Governor of Algiers, and as a consequence, it was completely remodelled in 1839, when the entrance has been changed and a new façade was created.

Wikipedia: Dar Hassan Pacha (EN)

4. Dar Aziza

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Dar Aziza is a 16th-century Moorish palace located in the Casbah of Algiers in Algeria. Today, it houses the National Agency of Archaeology and Protection of Historic Sites and Monuments. Dar Aziza, arguably the most iconic surviving building of its era in Algiers, was part of a large governmental compound known as Janina Palace, which existed before the arrival of Turkish corsairs.

Wikipedia: Dar Aziza (EN)

5. Palais du Dey

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Palais du Dey Yves Jalabert from La Rochelle, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

Palace of the Dey, also known as Algeria Castle or Dey Hussein Palace, is an Ottoman era palace in the city of Algiers, Algeria. Completed in the 16th century, it is situated inside the Casbah of Algiers, and settled by successive deys of the city. It once was the second largest palace in the Ottoman Empire, next to Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.

Wikipedia: Palace of the Dey (EN)

6. Djamaâ Sidi Ramdane

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Djamâa Sidi Ramadane or Djamâa Kasba El Kedima is a mosque in the Kasbah of Algiers dating from the time of the medieval Berber dynasties. Its date of construction, dated to the tenth century or the eleventh century make it potentially the oldest mosque in Algiers. It was built near the ancient Berber kasbah (citadel) primitive of the city.

Wikipedia: Djamaâ Sidi Ramdane (FR)

7. Djamaa El Djedid

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Djamaa El Djedid Ludovic Courtès / CC BY-SA 4.0

Jamaa al-Jdid is one of the historic mosques of Algiers. It is located in the district of the lower Kasbah. It was built in 1660 in the Moorish style. Its proximity to the sea also earned it its nickname of Mosque of the Fishery.

Wikipedia: Jamaa al-Jdid (FR)

8. Jardin de Prague

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Jardin de Prague Sandervalya / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Park of Prague or the Garden of Bab El Wadi is a public park located in the municipality of Bab El Wadi within the wilaya of Algiers at the foot of a plateau of the mountains of the coast of Algeria.

Wikipedia: حديقة براغ (AR)

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