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Address: Place du 1er Novembre, Oran, Algeria

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A beautiful and representative old architectural complex

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... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2015
Bucharest, Romania
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed November 11, 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...

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Hassi Messaoud, Algeria
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5 reviews
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Reviewed April 19, 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.

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 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 representative buildings like the old Theatre-Opera (designed and erected at the end of XIX-th century... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2015

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

Thank ArchitectKenya
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed April 9, 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
Minervino Murge, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 9, 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.

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London UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 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' than the capital, but you wouldn't know that from the Place du 1er Novembre: the... More 

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