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Place de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France
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All reviewsimpressive cathedralmosaic floorsworth a visitstone workold portother attractionsopen to the publicnotre damele panierbeautiful architecturede laport areavieux portinteriorstripesdomesscaffolding
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

worth the visit when in marseille, it should definitely be on your list to see, free entry, quiet and you can freely walk around and admire the decor and architecture

Thank zu01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were told it is the 2nd largest church in Europe- and it is indeed huge! Impressive, both in and out. Well worth a visit

Thank Elvia G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really intricately-designed cathedral in a remarkable setting overlooking the Mediterranean and the Port of Marseille. It’s unique Romanesque-Byzantine design makes it stand out among the surrounding buildings in the nearby Panier district and in general; the cathedral is a listed National Monument of France.

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just across from the Old Port area this is well worth a small diversion to visit. With it's striking exterior and colourful interior it is a place of quiet reflection and solace from the outside world. With free entry this was not at all busy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are at least 2 ways how to get up - by regular road (by car or cab), but is is also possible to get up by walk, which is even better - like 30 minutes from the port.

Thank Vlastimil B
Reviewed 1 week ago

By any standards this cathedral is well worth a visit. In our case we had visited the Basilica earlier in the day so we had already seen a most beautiful church and by comparison the cathedral wasn't in the same class. Nevertheless it should be...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral was beautiful. It was large in scale, but quiet and peaceful inside. Not busy at all and close to the port.

Thank smdoyle1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

“New” is relative. The building is impressive, particularly the strips on the exterior. Inside is typical.

Thank On_The_Road_Canuck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A huge cathedral built in the 19th century, which is actually more interesting from the outside than the inside. Closed on tuesdays, open all other days. Nice terracez with view on new harbour close by

Thank Gerhard K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What impressed us most in the Cathedral were the mosaics, which are stunning and everywhere - on the floor, the altars, the domes etc. We spent just under an hour here and most of the 60 + photos we took were of the mosaics.

Thank Gordon W
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Response from Lawrence P | Reviewed this property |
See map Marseille. Go to the cruise ship port (not the old port) and look at street view. You can walk to Cathédrale La Major and Panier area. You can continue to walk to Fort St Jean and Église Saint-Laurent church (foot... More
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