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Chapelle de Santa Cruz

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Address: Oran, Algeria

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Obligatory companion landmark when visiting Fort of Santa Cruz

The chapelle does not appear to be open to the public. It sits in front of the impressive Fort of Santa Cruz and the sculpture of the angel over the peak definitely makes a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

When we visited most of it was under restoration, hence difficult to walk around and see the the chapelle fully.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The chapelle does not appear to be open to the public. It sits in front of the impressive Fort of Santa Cruz and the sculpture of the angel over the peak definitely makes a photogenic photo-op from the many photos you will undoubtedly take from this amazing spot in the city.

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Algiers
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The place is under renovation, beside the nice view on the Mediterranean sea, there is nothing to do there. Plus, only few places to park your car.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I'm extremely passionate about beautiful sights. And as someone who has a deep love for nature and photography, I can tell you that this really is the place to be. It's just amazing

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Hassi Messaoud, Algeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Beautiful place from which overlooks the sea and the city. We can't go to Oran without getting to the chapel our lady of salvation. We have enjoyed out times there. very reccommended.

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Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Its stands like the Guard of Ora,perfect view and wonderful history you can breath well whenever you will get there.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

It's worth the effort to come up here for the views out over the city below. The chapel itself, however, is really nothing special and could do with a good paint job (as could most of the city of Oran).

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Lower Mainland, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

Wonderful view of the city from the Church. Even better was the uphill drive to get there. Police followed us everywhere, but they were very nice.

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Thank ShilohinBC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

It's was a very pleasant surprise , beautiful view of Oran , very clean , a lot of security on site ,

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London UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

What the guide books neglect to tell you about Oran is that the view from the city's main promenade is not of the beach, but rather of container docks, oil storage tanks and a power station. And the same applies to the view east from the viewpoint at la Chapelle de Santa Cruz down onto the bay. However it's worth... More 

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