Palais of Rais - Bastion 23, Algiers

4.6
#1 of 20 in Museums in Algeria
Tour the period rooms, World Heritage-listed facades, and interior courtyards at Palais of Rais - Bastion 23, a complex of three Ottoman-era palaces and the last vestige of Algiers' traditional kasbah. Admire the palace's ornate tiled arches, vaulted ceilings with suspended metal lamps, painted railings, and latticed windows, plus views of the city. With its construction started in 1576, the complex bears many well-preserved Ottoman pavilions surrounded by 17th- and 19th-century domed mosques. Once the seat of the French governor, the palace also has many Moorish-style buildings that housed the 19th-century French nobility. Our Algiers vacation maker site makes visiting Palais of Rais - Bastion 23 and other Algiers attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This was a beautiful museum to visit. Make friends with the staff and they just might open some doors to rooms not normally open!  more »
  • I visited as part of a tour which I highly recommend because there is so much history and culture here. It was fun to explore the various passageways and learn about Algerian life during the Ottoman.....  more »
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  • Very nice and historical place. Beautifully decorated. Close to the see and beach and Martyr Square - the hub of the city. Well preserved.
  • I passed one of the best days of my life here this place is a time machine each time you get closer to the top of this castle each time you see the andalusian culture 💙♾

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