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Place du 1er Novembre

Place du 1er Novembre, Oran, Algeria
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Creepy men sitting around

Great view of the opera house however it felt unsettling with alot of suspicious looking men... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter s
,
MELBOURNE
via mobile
A CLEANER SPACE THAN MANY

Aside from the convivial homeless men sleeping there, there was not much social activity going... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Sheri L
,
Carcassonne, France
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  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
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1 week ago
“Creepy men sitting around”
13 Oct 2017
“A CLEANER SPACE THAN MANY”
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Place du 1er Novembre, Oran, Algeria
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of the opera house however it felt unsettling with alot of suspicious looking men sitting around

Thank Peter s
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Aside from the convivial homeless men sleeping there, there was not much social activity going on. The old Mairie was under restoration and invisible beneath its shrouds but a good sign that care is being taken with some of the grand old buildings meriting conservation....More

Thank Sheri L
Reviewed 12 November 2016

understand this is an important place for the Algerians, but it is really only a square with a monument.. don't expect anything more...

Thank michael c
Reviewed 19 April 2016

A beautiful place but very poorly maintained, it requires more attention and renovation. This is a historic gem to renovate in order to attract more visitors.

Thank _m_sekfal
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Ex-Place d'Armes, ex-Place of Revolution, ex-Place Emil Abdelkader, today's PLACE 1 NOVEMBRE is representing the Oran's major square and tourist attraction. It is a beautiful place and architectural complex located in the mid-town of Oran (Algeria's second town and most "European-like" one!), where are located...More

1  Thank NICUDRAG
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Photogenic central square - easy to access with tram, full of children riding ponies and other animation.

Thank ArchitectKenya
Reviewed 9 April 2015

The theatre at one end is quite attractive and the main square is nice but not exceptional. The town hall is currently undergoing renovation: perhaps when it is finished there will be more atmosphere. Visiting on a Friday it was all fairly quiet.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Maybe tha place more importante in Oran. I was impressed of more children to play and family seated. I saw the joy of living.

2  Thank dbarletta
Reviewed 11 March 2013

A major impression of Algeria on a recent trip was just how much more interesting and spectacular than expected the city of Algiers turned out to be - and how the opposite applied to Oran. I know it's meant to be more 'lively' and 'open'...More

2  Thank HedjazTraveller2
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