French Embassy Building
Grand structures such as the French embassy, built in 1856, were designed for the colonial power to assert its authority.
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...
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...
Marché Centrale information
Lonely Planet review
Atmospheric covered market: stock up on fresh produce, olives, harissa and cheese.