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La Grande Poste d'Alger

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Address: Rue Ben M'hidi Larbi, Algiers, Algeria
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The post office was closed when I visited Algiers. Allegedly, it is going to be renovated, however, many people shrugged their shoulders when I asked if the post office would EVER... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Dizy, Switzerland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a big and potentially very nice building but it needs a lot of renovation work to fulfill it's potential. There are no windows in many of the floors and I believe the interior is left open to the elements. It would be nice to restore it and make part of the building a museum of sorts, it is... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

The post office was closed when I visited Algiers. Allegedly, it is going to be renovated, however, many people shrugged their shoulders when I asked if the post office would EVER be opened again. They all said, "This is Algeria, who knows?' Do walk around the building, it is wonderful.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Located in the heart of Algiers' European District, it is the main tourist attraction of the downtown area. Built by the French in 1910, it features massive turrets, keyhole doors, and elegant neo-Moorish fittings (including an opulent mailbox out front) that make is one of the city's most whimsical modern buildings. Most certainly it offers a "Kodak Moment!"--or two.

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Shanghai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Currently a bit dilapidated as a fire caused quite some damage inside, therefore the building is currently not open to the public and it doesn't look like this will change any time soon as I couldn't make out any restoration efforts. Adore the facade, take a photo, tick it off your list.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Big building in modern Arabic style. It is in city centre. From there you can reach the suk and the casbah.

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Algiers, Algeria
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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Although quite an old building it is well preserved. Nice Piece of architecture. Very helpful staff for posting your mail.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This very old building is considered one of the best known landmarks in Algiers. Found at the center of the city near the gardens.

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Giza, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

La Grande Post d'Alger its very old post office. The building consider as old construction and it looks nice.

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Wunstorf, Germany
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Great Post Office is a beautiful example for the building of the french colonialization. the best view is from the hill upward park opposite the street.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Loved this beautiful building ... the architecture was so amazing ... would love to go back and visit

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