The largest city in Algeria, Algiers is situated in the north-central part of the country and on the Mediterranean Sea and bordered by Blida(south), Boumedres(east) and Tipaza(west). Algiers is derived from an Arabic word which means ‘The Islands’ and rich in history pointing back to around 944 and later trade relationship with Spain.
Best Hotels in Algiers
Scan through our complete Algiers hotels list for top hotels at the best rates online. Sofitel Algiers Hamma Garden, Hotel Hani, or AZ Hotel Vague D'Or are among the best luxury hotels in Algiers They offer clean air conidtioned rooms, free WiFi, conferencing facilities for business travellers among other amenities. If you are a budget traveller, check our list of cheap hotels in Algiers such as Grand Hotel Adghir, Samir Hotel, Abassides Palace, and Hotel Hydra. Get the best hotel Alger can offer only with Jumia Travel.
Things to see in Algiers
The city can be viewed in two parts – the old city and the modern city. One of the districts in the old city is the Casbah that dates back to the 17th century and has been declared one of UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring mosques and masonries such as mosque El Kebir, Ketchaoua mosque and many others.This area offers travelers picture-perfect surroundings that are well suited for post cards. Right in the city center is the Monument of the Martyrs commemorating the Algerian war for independence. There are so many buildings in the ancient city that gives the cosmopolitan city that allure. Venture towards west side of Algiers for the beautiful seaside where there are various resorts. There is a water park in Algiers suitable for family picnics.