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Address: Rue de la Marines, Algiers, Algeria

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Interesting ancient mosque

This attractive and ancient mosque is located towards the end of the corniche and is an easy enough walk from central Algiers. The building itself is interesting but it is the... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This structure would have been more interesting if I had been allowed inside. Like the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, this is a no girls allowed club. A grumpy male frowned, made go away gestures at me, and made it clear I was an abomination. Numerous other mosques in Algeria had no problem letting me in, but the Jamaa had different... More 

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Madrid
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Too bad we have to be very carefull on taking pictures I would have liked one of this structure. But since it is for prayerwas advised not to treat it like a toursit site

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Reviewed 6 April 2015

This attractive and ancient mosque is located towards the end of the corniche and is an easy enough walk from central Algiers. The building itself is interesting but it is the history of the site which adds the real character.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 December 2013

One of the most beautiful and well kept historic mosques in North Africa. You must take some time to see it. It is very well located near other must see sights so not hard to find. Beware, females not allowed to go inside.

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