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Le Musee National Des Beaux Arts

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Address: Dar Essalam El Hamma, Algiers, Algeria
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lovely building with a fantastic collection

The location of the museum is already spectacular: overlooking a french style garden with fountains and manicured lawns with a view down to the ocean. Then the building itself... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here based on trip advisor. I walked up from the gardens which took about 10 mins. There was no English text (Arabic and French) which is fine - what do I expect? The thing that bothered me was the layout - there was no structure or signage, I just happened tontine another couple open a door and venture... More 

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Shanghai
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The location of the museum is already spectacular: overlooking a french style garden with fountains and manicured lawns with a view down to the ocean. Then the building itself, set in a lush garden sporting high ceilings and mosaic floors and a panorama roof terrace, is a sight in itself. Last but not least: The collection of impressionist paintings will... More 

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Thank nothe2le
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32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The museum is full of history, rich in culture, a must visit to understand best the revolution in Algeria

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Thank Omar Elfarouk Z
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The perfect walk in the park the Algerian way. Lovely place, beautiful sightseeing, simply unique. A Must.

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Thank Diego R
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice inner city place to walk and get some fresh air, plant and trees are not well taken care of but generally clean. There is a zoo near the entrance, I'm not a fan of looking up animals so I didn't visit.

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Thank Emad Z
Halifax, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is a very well stocked and curated art gallery - quite a pleasant surprise. Some interesting modern art and an outstanding collection of bronzes.

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Thank George S
Omaha
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111 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Beautiful building containing a large collection of mostly French impressionist and modern paintings and sculptures: Pisarro, Degas, Rodin, Monet, and many more. Also some small Buddhas from former French colonies of Laos and Cambodia, and porcelain from China and France. Finally many artworks from Algerian painters, some of whom were students of the great French and Impressionist artists. All this... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

My sister-in-law took us for a visit at the Musee. Don't turn around if you arrive at a closed gate, the small door to the right is open and once we peeked in and said bonjour, the gate was opened for us. A lovely, polite gentleman admitted us and gave us a brief overview. He reappeared from time to time... More 

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Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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101 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

its amazing place have being visited by any Algerian or Tourists,its a great museum.It reflicts the actuality if and legendary of Algeria

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Algeria
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

A lovely Museum in an exceptionally rich and beautiful natural park, surrounded by amazing trees in the center of Algiers. Visitors can spend hours without noticing the time. A must while visiting Algiers.

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