Bastion 23, also known as Le Palais des Raïs (The Palace of Kings) is an Ottoman era fortress located in central Algiers.
Construction began in 1576 under the orders of the Ottoman Dey Ramdhan Pacha, who wanted to reinforce the defenses in the Lower Casbah, and continued until 1798. Bastion 23 was originally a part of the famous Casbah d’Alger but it is now isolated and separated from the rest of it due to the destruction and reconstruction of central Algiers during the French colonial era.
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