La Grande Poste d'Alger

Algiers

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La Grande Poste d'Alger

When strolling around the city centre it is impossible not to notice this majestic white building and, if you are impressed by its exterior, you should definitely see the spectacular interior decor. Built in 1910 by the architects Jules Voinot and Marius Toudoire, it once represented the city forum and today certainly is one of the main touristic spots, standing in stark contrast to the surrounding buildings. The Grand Post Office also hosts a museum dedicated to the history of Algerian post and telecommunications.

Do & See

Apart from museums and cultural sights, it is also the architecture of the city that offers visitors a glimpse into Algiers' history. Have a look at the French influences in architecture and discover great Islamic places of worship. You will find Algiers a diverse place of cultural coexistence and various beliefs.