6 Sights in Casbah, Algeria (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Casbah, 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 6 sights are available in Casbah, Algeria.

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1. Mosquée Ketchaoua

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The Ketchaoua Mosque is a mosque in 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, 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.

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2. 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.

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3. 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.

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4. 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.

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5. Djamaâ Sidi Ramdane

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Djamâa Sidi Ramadane or Djamâa Kasba El Kedima is a mosque of the Casbah of Algiers dating from the time of the medieval Berber dynasties. Its date of construction, dated to the 10th century or 11th century, potentially made it the oldest mosque in Algiers. It was built near the old Casbah (citadel) Primitive Berber of the city.

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6. 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 in Algiers. It is located in Lower Casbas District. It was built in 1660 in Moorish style. Its proximity to the sea has earned it the nickname "Fishery Mosque".

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