Musée National du Moudjahid
This museum sits beneath the Makam Echahid, its mission to collect, preserve and display objects and memories of the struggle against...
Notre Dame d'Afrique
One of the city's most famous buildings, this Catholic basilica still celebrates mass at 6pm daily, despite its dwindling flock. Its...
The distinctive abstract monolith that dominates the skyline south of the centre is the Martyrs' Monument, opened in 1982 on the 20th...
Also known as Chez Frères Acherar. One of the quieter places to drink in Algiers.
Brasserie des Facultés
This venerable spot on Algiers' main drag offers hearty, pubby standards in a dark and atmospheric dining room. Good service and a...
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Lonely Planet review
Algier's beloved main post office is an unmissable piece of living history, a fine example of French-designed early 20th-century Moorish architecture. Look out for what is possibly the world’s most exquisitely decorated post box near the entrance.