Central Faculty of Alger, Alger

Central Faculty of Alger, Alger

The Central Faculty of Alger was inaugurated on December 20, 1879. The building was influenced by the French style of architecture. Both flights of stairs at the front of the building are made of expensive marble. They were designed by talented architects Louis Dolphin and Henry Petit. Exquisite labyrinths and amphitheaters, designed by Jean-Jacques Deluz, can be found from the building back toward the botanical garden. The building was restored in 1963 by architect Georgette Cottin.

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Central Faculty of Alger on Map

Sight Name: Central Faculty of Alger
Sight Location: Alger, Algeria (See walking tours in Alger)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Alger, Algeria

Create Your Own Walk in Alger

Create Your Own Walk in Alger

Creating your own self-guided walk in Alger is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Tour of Alger's Casbah Area

Tour of Alger's Casbah Area

Alger's Casbah, or citadel, once surrounded a majority of the city, protecting it from attack. Today it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Casbah District charms with its narrow streets, bustling markets, winding stairs and historic mosques. Take this tour to visit a fascinating section of Alger and to learn about Algerian history.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 Km or 1.1 Miles
Architectural Tour

Architectural Tour

Alger is a treasure trove of beautifully designed buildings. Structures with vastly different architectural styles sit side by side in harmony with their surroundings. Take this tour and explore Alger's history as reflected in its architecture.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.1 Km or 3.8 Miles