February 1961 – The Kasbah of Algiers in Algeria

Project Postcard February 1961 - Algiers Algeria La Casbah front

Project Postcard February 1961 - Algiers Algeria La Casbah back

The Kasbah of Algiers is a unique kind of medina, or Islamic city. It stands in one of the finest coastal sites on the Mediterranean, overlooking the islands where a Carthaginian trading-post was established in the 4th century BC. There are the remains of the citadel, old mosques and Ottoman-style palaces as well as the remains of a traditional urban structure.

This postcard shows the Kasbah and Place of Governement in year 1961.


Owner of this postcard: Matias Roskos