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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma

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Address: Rue Hassiba Ben Bouali - BP 141, Algiers 16000, Algeria
Phone Number:
+213 21 67 22 92
10:00 - 17:00
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Mon 10:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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spent a lovely few hours wondering around this beautiful garden, one side is french and the other is english, as we visited in april the flowers were in bloom. we did visit the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

spent a lovely few hours wondering around this beautiful garden, one side is french and the other is english, as we visited in april the flowers were in bloom. we did visit the zoo but left pretty quickly as coming from a western country our zoos are a lot bigger and i wasn't comfortable with the sizes of the cages... More 

Thank KellyVJ
De Pere, Wisconsin
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529 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Algiers' botanical garden was established in 1832 when the French administration decided to drain a swamp and cultivate plants and trees. Set on 140 acres along the Mediterranean, it enjoys a peaceful atmosphere. Le Jardin offers the visitor two distinct gardens: a French, and an English garden. The west wing, or French Garden, is located around the central monumental avenue... More 

3 Thank CJW913
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

here you find a high variety of gardening styles, like French classical style with fountains, English style garden, exotic plants, Bamboo garden, wet land. Old very high trees from all over the world make for shady strolls, benches and the garden restaurant invite to hanging out just that little bit longer....

Thank nothe2le
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was in Algiers as a stop on a Viking cruise and one of the tours took us to this spectacular site for about an hour and a half and it was the highlight of the cruise. It was a Friday (the non-workday of the week in the Muslim world) so this beautiful park built by the French with its... More 

Thank travlinman42
Algiers, Algeria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Verry nice place to visit the garden is located close to the Sofitel hotel, in the midle of Algiers, it contains a lot of verry old, big and rare trees, you can use the métro to go, .... I highly recommande the placd to tourists.

1 Thank haouchinered
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Wonderful, serene setting for an afternoon stroll amid the towering trees and blooming flowers, with ponds, statues and great people-watching.

Thank dc_babs
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to be on a sunny day with colleagues or family members , this place has a very big park a remarkable view , a zoo accessible and very cheap . You can find Some fast food restaurants around the park.

Thank Manel B
Poole, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

A nice walk - good parking next to the Jardin. Could be tidier. It was good to see the Tarzan tree from the 1950's movie

Thank lat52
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is an extensive botanic garden with an interesting assortment of plants and arrangements as well as water features including fountains. Although my visit was in winter there would be plenty of shade available for a visit in high summer. There are several very pleasing vistas including a view of the sea.

1 Thank philandy47
Paris, France
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

THE place to go in Alger to do some people watching. Also, a nice variety of plants. The general atmosphere is great!

Thank Stefan T

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