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Beautiful view

Beautiful view. The most visible and exiting view in Oran. You can see all the town on your palm... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Олег Т
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Fort Santa Cruz

Very nice spot in oran, an old church facing the beach, its better to go in the morning. You can go... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Oran 46000, Algeria
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful view. The most visible and exiting view in Oran. You can see all the town on your palm hand.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Олег Т
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice spot in oran, an old church facing the beach, its better to go in the morning. You can go with kids and take alot of photos .

Date of experience: June 2018
21  Thank Hadijarkas
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This fort, overlooking the whole city of Oran is simply something not to be missed. There are a lot of stairs to climb, but it is definitely worth it, both to enjoy the beautiful view and to learn about the history of the city. Built...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank NesligulD
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My Chinese friend and I went to both Santa Cruz Fortress and Virgin Mary Statue, it's a historic place rich of history and knowledge, taken by Spanish and Othomon, and lastly French civilizations. Although, it needs more attention and care for a better experience, it's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MABoubekri
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Really great place for a day out or simply to have a great panoramic view of Oran. We really recommend the guided tour (in French) as it would give you a much better understanding of the history of the fort over its 500 years since...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Silvia C
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Definitely a must see when in Oran , beautiful, with a city and sea view, constructed in the 16th century

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rihab B
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Perfect view you czn see how this town is so much wondrrful from up there . And know more about its history and culture

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 6 January 2018

You can see the fort from most places in Oran. It is located on the Lion mountain in the north east part of the city. I wanted to go to the fort on foot but a lady at the reception in Sofihotel advised not to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The setting for the opening of the French film, Un Balcon sur la Mer starring Jean DuJardin - a revisit after the war to Oran. Under renovation so could not access the chapel itself in September 2017

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SheriLaizer
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This ancient stone fort offers breathtaking views of the city and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. There is parking available right below in front of a lovely statue of Santa Maria. A not overly steep path brings you up to the fort on foot in under...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Hexy
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Charlotte N
8 April 2018|
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Half an hour. Taxi