Thursday, 17 August 2017
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Oran
Attractions
Musée National Zabana (Demaeght Museum)
The Demaeght Museum contains exhibits on prehistoric archaeological findings from throughout the Maghreb (West), ethnological displays and a natural history exhibit.
Oran's town hall located in the Place du 1er Novembre or mostly known as Place d'Armes.
Oran's town hall located in the Place du 1er Novembre or mostly known as Place d'Armes.
Le Théâtre d'Oran
A historical theatre which is open to the public today for visiting.
Cathédrale de Sacré Coeur Oran
The beautifully architectured Cathedral de Sacré Coeur was opened in 1913 by the French. It was later converted into a public library after Algeria claimed Independence.
Great Mosque Built in 1796 by Bey Mohamed El-Kebir in Oran
Built in 1796 by Bey Mohamed El-Kebir, it was a celebratory symbol of liberation from the Spanish. Today, it is uniquely open to the public.
Sheraton Oran Hotel & Towers
The hotel overlooks one of the most beautiful bays in Algeria and dominates Oran's skyline. It was opened in September 2005 and constructed to appear as a boat on a cliff. Eeach of the 300 rooms has a view of the mediterranean sea.
Cultural and artistic events are organised here and there is a mini-theatre inside for musical or theatrical events.
Cultural and artistic events are organised here and there is a mini-theatre inside for musical or theatrical events.
Oran's major square and tourist attraction where the Théâtre and town hall are located. A fountain and monument make up the centre.
Oran's major square and tourist attraction where the Théâtre and town hall are located. A fountain and monument make up the centre.
La Gare d'Oran
Oran's main public train station. The station is connected to major rail networks across the country.
Petit Lac Oran
In the next few years this lake will become host to touristic developments and water sports. It is Oran's second largest lake after the Sebkha d'Oran which is a salt lake.
Qasr el-Bey Oran
The Bey Mohamed El-Kebir constructed a new area, named the Derb, in the late 17th century. Qasr is the arabic term for castle.
Old Synagogue
Construction started in 1880 under the initiative of Simon Kanoui. The great synagogue of Oran was inaugurated in 1918.
Pacha Mosque
The mosque is part of Qasr el-Bey.
The Casbah fortress located in Mers El-Kebir (army port 2 kilometres east of Oran City) was constructed during pre-colonial North Africa for defence purposes.
University of Oran
The University of Oran

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