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Dar Hassan Pacha

Dar Hassan Pacha is one of the biggest mansions in the Casbah and a crown jewel of the city. The mansion is named after its original owner. The mansion is now home to a collection of illuminated manuscripts and contemporary calligraphy by artists across North Africa and the Middle East. In the 1700 Hasan Pacha […]



The ancient citadel Casbah is were truly the heart of Algiers lies. Casbah is characterized by a narrow maze of streets just west of the Pl des Martyrs. This place is filled with ancient Ottoman palaces, especially around the Djemaa Ketchoua at the end of Rue Ahmed Bouzrina; with the most exquisite being the Dar […]