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Museum of AntiquitiesMuseums0.4km
Bardo Museum0.4km
Bardo National Museum of Prehistory and EthnographyMuseums0.5km
Goethe InstitutTheatre0.8km
Government PalaceCastles 1km
El MadaniaSki lifts2km
Martyrs MemorialMonuments3km
Monument des MartyrsMonuments3km
National Gallery of Fine ArtsGallery3km
Jardin d'EssaiSki lifts3km
Maqam ChahidSki lifts3km
Casbah of AlgiersArchaeological sites3km
Alger PortPorts3km
Ketchaoua MosqueMosques3km
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Category: Cities, Local time: 14:44:11

Algiers is the capital city of Algeria and the largest city in this country. It is located in the north, on the Mediterranean coast. This area has a long history. Algiers was founded in the 10th century. After many riots and wars, Algiers has become a modern city nowadays. The most important monument is the Basilica of Notre Dame d'Afrique, which is accessible by cable car. Then there is the Ketchaoua Mosque, the El Iodide Mosque, located on Place des Martyrs Square, and the memorial of martyrs called Maquam E'chahid. The post office building has also a unique architecture. You can find shopping centers and galleries in Riadh El-Fethi. The waterfront offers a possibility to relax when walking, aside of the busy city. Currently, the city is distinctive with modern buildings, such as two skyscrapers Hammas Towers.

How to Get There

The nearest airport , Buquari Boumedienne International Airport, is located about 20 km from the city.

Pros

nice people
cosmopolitan city
breathtaking architecture
nice weather
delicious meals
splendid sceneries
tasty beer

Suitable for

shopping
history
nightlife
cruises
study
sport tourism

Why to go there?

old&new architecture

Transportation and means of transport

railway
air
sea
metro
trams

business travel (industry)

paper-making


Information and Facts

GPS: 36.7631, 3.0506
Altitude: 42 m
Is is the capital?: Yes
Coastline: Mediterranean Sea
Last update: Oct 21, 2012 5:49:29 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Transportation and means of transport: railway, air, sea, metro, trams, international airport
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Pros: nice people, cosmopolitan city, breathtaking architecture, nice weather, delicious meals, splendid sceneries, tasty beer, UNESCO, mild climate

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