Located in the district of Sidi El Houari, La Porte d'Espagne remains one of the largest preserved remains of Spanish architecture in Oran. Built in 1589 under Captain General Don Pedro, the large archway bears an engraving of a royal crown shield, where a two-headed eagle represents fragments of arms of Castile, Leon, and Jerusalem. Plan your La Porte d'Espagne visit and explore what else you can see and do in Oran using our Oran online trip builder.
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La Porte d'Espagne Reviews
I've visited this historic place a few days ago for the first time, it's sad how the authorities aren't taking care of it, it's a touristic attraction that should be highly considered to be taken... more »
Definitely worth a visit if you find it...as it is hidden away and you will need someone to show you the way! I would also recommend walking boots to get there as it is a bit of a climb with... more »
We breathe history in this beautiful corner of the horainie, the Spanish have left a very beautiful memory.
A beautiful place, but very difficult to find the location and especially to find the right person who has the key
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