Bab Bhar, also called the Porte de France or French Gate, is a huge freestanding arch that was the medina's eastern gateway until the...
Cathedral of St Vincent de Paul
There are some fine examples of colonial architecture in the Ville Nouvelle, ranging from the exuberant to the bizarre. Cathedral of St...
French Embassy Building
Grand structures such as the French embassy, built in 1856, were designed for the colonial power to assert its authority.
Restaurante Les 3 Étoiles
This is a great little basic place with cheap-as-chips food - fill-you-up couscous or blow-your-top salade mechouia (grilled peppers...
Lonely Planet review
Impress your date with dates. This upmarket shop sells Tamerza dates stuffed with pistachio paste or dried apricots, or covered in sesame seeds. They're pricier than you'll find in the supermarket but the boxes make good gifts.