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Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique

Opens in 13 min: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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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
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Rue de Zighara, Algiers 16070, Algeria
+213 23 15 4019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and stunning architecture. You don't need a guide tour just walk on your own. Fascinating and a 'must see' if in Algiers.More

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MPOS234, Recteur at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Merci de votre avis suite a votre visite de la Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique Nous sommes toujours heureux de vous accueillir...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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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

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Our guide took us to the Cathedral and the views from up there are breathtaking. The inside is beautiful. Women must cover their shoulders to get in.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Enjoy the view of capital Algiers and beautiful sea view, people’s are very helpful, kind and good is very good

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

it is a beautiful garden. it is located in ALGER. you can access by bus or car. it is at the top. I highly recommend it. I have already visited it and revisit it if I am to Algiers again.

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MPOS234, Rector at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Know that you are always welcome at Notre Dame d'Afrique. Our Church offers a haven of peace to all those who pass its doors.

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

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. The statue...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

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

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MPOS234, Recteur at Basilique Notre-Dame d'Afrique, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018
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Merci de votre visite à Notre Dame d’Afrique

Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

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

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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.

Reviewed June 12, 2018

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

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June 23, 2016|
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Response from MPOS234 | Property representative |
Visiting hours - 1100 to 1230 & 1500 to 1730 - Open every day
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July 29, 2015|
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Response from LisboaHugo | Reviewed this property |
Accurate Timetable: 11am to 12.30pm and 3.30pm to 5pm. :)