Fort Santa Cruz is one of the three forts of Oran. This building, built by the Spaniards, is located in a strategic location on the massive ridge of Aïdour. The fort overlooks the city and offers breathtaking views of Oran.
Santa Cruz Fort was built in the 16th century by the Spaniards above the Gulf of Oran in the Mediterranean Sea. In 1831, the French took over Oran and the fort.
Santacruz was the highest of the three forts erected by the Spanish above the town of Oran which was a dominantly Muslim town with buildings of mostly Moorish architecture.
Fort Santa Cruz is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Algeria.
You should not pass over the occasion to visit the famous Santa Cruz Fort.