We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Cathedral in Algiers overlooking the bay of the Capital city. Completed in 1872, this splendid building of neo-bysantine architecture is ornately decorated in the inside in the Spanish-Moorish decor. Unique in its genre, it is probably one of the...more
Now that Algiers is easy to travel, a visit to the Basilique Notre-Dame d’Afrique is a must!
The Basilique is rather small compared to European ones, but uniquely locate in Bab El Oued!
The very interesting part is the journey to get there! First we...More
MPOS234, Rector at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your review of Notre Dame d’Afrique, a haven of peace, tranquility and beauty in the Algierian capital. The Basilica can be reached by public transport, taxi or Algeria’s latest invention Tem:Tem which we recommend.
Our place on TripAdvisor is making Notre Dame...More
I was there with my boss and my local colleague takes me to this place. Not only the architect is beautiful but the bird-eye city view is gorgeous! Highly recommend to come to this place just to chill / relax or even to go inside...More
The Basilica of Our Lady of Africa, or Notre Dame d’Afrique, was eventually built, and is situated on a height overlooking the Bay of Algiers. It took fourteen years to construct in an attractive Neo-Byzantine style, and was consecrated in the year 1872.
Nice position, on a height, Western part of Algiers, close to Vatican Embassy. Small, compared to Europeean Cathedrals, but such a strong symbol. Nice and quiet inside, not too many Christians left in Algiers. And a key message inside: "Our Lady, pray for us and...More
MPOS234, Recteur at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018
Impressive building. Beautiful position with stunning views. Well worth a visit. Opening hours are short so check first as well worth seeing inside too.
A bit out of the centre on a hill. I visited as part of a tour with Fancy Algeria owned by...More
MPOS234, Recteur at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018
Thank you for visiting us and sharing your impressions.
For more information on our cultural activities see our website or FB page.
I am not sure why people rave about this church. It is certainly an interesting mishmash of architectural styles, and the views are magnificent. It is been completely renovated inside and out. But it hardly merits more than a detour, given that Algiers has so...More