The fort of Santa Cruz is located on Mount Murdjadjo at an altitude of 400m. It was built by the Spaniards between 1577 and 1604. It occupies a strategic location overseeing the bay of Oran offering great views of Oran and of its harbour. Next to the fort is the Santa Cruz chapel, which was built in 1847. Santa Cruz is accessible by road from Oran.
01 Santa Cruz fort and church 02 Moula Abdelkader mosque 03 Panoramic view of Algiers
04 Panoramic view of Algiers 05 Santa Cruz fort 06 Santa Cruz church
07 Santa Cruz church 08 Santa Cruz church and Algiers skyline 09 Santa Cruz fort
10 Santa Cruz fort 11 Panoramic view of Algiers
12 Algerian flag 13 Algerian flag 14 Santa Cruz fort 15 Santa Cruz fort
16 Santa Cruz church 17 Santa Cruz church 18 Algiers skyline 19 Santa Cruz church tower
20 Santa Cruz church
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