French: Casbah d'Alger
The Kasbah of Algiers is a World Heritage site in Algeria defined by the UNESCO in 1992 and definitely a recommended cultural sightseeing location.
It is on position 998 (889, 560) in our monthly survey..

"The Kasbah is a unique kind of medina, or Islamic city. It stands in one of the finest coastal sites on the Mediterranean, overlooking the islands where a Carthaginian trading-post was established in the 4th century BC. There are the remains of the citadel, old mosques and Ottoman-style palaces as well as the remains of a traditional urban structure associated with a deep-rooted sense of community."
Copyright © 1992 2014 UNESCO/World Heritage Centre. All rights reserved."

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