Museum of Popular Arts & Traditions
Djemma Ali Bitchine
In the rough days of Algerian piracy, when a man might be snatched off a ship in the high sea and given a choice of slavery or...
Dar Hassan Pacha
The building beside the Ketchoua Mosque was once the city's grandest mansions and carries the name of its original owner, Dar Hassan...
Also known as Chez Frères Acherar. One of the quieter places to drink in Algiers.
This Algiers institution is a great place for breakfast and coffee on the terrace. Inside they also serve full meals and thin-crust pizza.
9 rue Mohamed Akli Malek · interesting places nearby
Museum of Popular Arts & Traditions information
This museum is the most accessible of the buildings one can visit in the Casbah. It is housed in a fine example of an Ottoman-period town house, the Dar Khedaoudj el-Amia, which follows the classic town house plan, with an entrance leading to an inner hall and a staircase up to the principal rooms. The museum contains a fascinating collection of traditional Algerian arts and crafts.