ABOUT ORAN AND VICINITY
Oran is one of the most important cities on the north western Mediterranean coast of Algeria and the country’s second largest city. Ain Temouchent a town set in a small fertile basaltic valley surrounded by vineyard and orchards which is located on the south west of oran is one of its major neighbouring town. Oran is the major commercial and industrial hub of western Algeria with three universities in the town it is the principal educational centre in the country. The international airport is about 11.9km from the town’s centre. Ferries are used as alternate mode of transportation into Oran through the ports Almeria, Sete, Alicante and Marseilles.
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN ORAN AND ITS VICINITY
The town is blessed with plenty of places for tourists to explore, the cathedral de Sacre Coeur, the Great mosque with the celebratory symbol of liberation from the Spanish, the Demaeght museum which contains exhibits on prehistoric archaeological findings and ethnological displays, the town hall Dar el-Bahia in Place du 1er Novembre, the Palais de la culture where cultural and artistic events are organized. Other attractions are the seaside resorts and the municipal gardens.
HOTELS IN ORAN AND ITS VICINITY
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