Places to visit in Algiers


For the ones living in Algiers, what would you suggest to discover the region?

When you have friends or family visiting you, where do you go with them? What are the must-see places in Algiers, the tourist sites?

How to visit the region in an original way? Any unusual or unknown place to recommend?

What would you suggest for a couple of days of for a week of holidays in Algiers?

Thank you in advance for participating ;)


  I would say visiting the Roman ruins in Tipaza definately,then move onto the Bardo Museum in Algiers centre,also in the centre is the Jardin di Assai(sorry not sure of spelling)is very pretty,they even have an "English garden"...seaside harbour Sidi Fridj where the French invaded Algeria is beautiful...Staeuli for ice cream bars and restaurants...a great funfair on the opp side of Algiers near the Hilton hotel.....Babs zzour near the Sofitel  there is a huge European style shopping centre....The new shopping centre on the coast also near the Hilton,called  Ardis,even an area with water slides and swimming pool for families...the Circus was in the car park,not sure if its still there...

I can give you a list of what you can visit :

- Chrea montain
- Typaza Ruins
- Madrag port
- Sidi fredj port and beach between the two you find a nice terrasse called Pino
- Valée de Chifa (after blida in the chrea montain)
- Place emir Abdelkader in algier center you can take tea in one of the terrasse
- there are lot of restaurents in : hydra, cheraga... you can find them here for example

Here is a website with more information about what to visit in algiers

Hi sarith,

Thank you for your introduction, this might surely help. :)

Thank you,