Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, Algiers

#1 of 48 in Historic Sites in Algeria
Must see · Church · Tourist Spot
Finished in 1872, Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique sits proudly on a cliff top overlooking the coast and the city. The building's architecture combines Byzantine and Roman influences, including a large main dome and blue and white mosaics running around the top of the main body of the church. The interior includes a rich mix of religious artworks, decorative mosaics, and stained glass windows. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique by using our Algiers road trip planner.
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  • The location of this church, on a hill towering of Algiers, makes it really stand out. It’s actually quite a small building but nevertheless, a beautiful one, both inside and out. The views from the.....  more »
  • If you want to visit the cathedral, you can't visit it "just along the way". The cathedral is away from most of Algiers attractions and you must specifically go there for it. But if you make the...  more »
  • Very nice place. I enjoyed being there. You can go there from Place Kitani by taking a mini-bus to Zighara for 30da. It is kinda hard to access but once you are there you will absolutely enjoy its details.
  • Beautiful place. Excellent viewpoint. Dirty surroundings. Difficult access.

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