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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
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
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
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
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