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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
04 91 13 40 80
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Ranked #3 of 91 Attractions in Marseille
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

If you walk from the Old Port of Marseille to the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde, you will discover the greatness of Marseille. Old houses that take you centuries back, restaurants up high on the hill, kittens strolling on the street, french people with baguettes in their hands, little statues at every corner. When you finally reach it,... More

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Chicagoland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

From the top you have a great view of Marseille...A very nice church as well...We had a tour to get there...up a hill...to see the old port, the ocean, and the mountains...Would recommend seeing this cathedral when in Marseille..

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Cleveland, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

For us, the outstanding feature of the Basilica was the view. Obviously it is situated at the top of Marseille so the view is splendid. Visitors can see the ocean, the city and the mountains. Really worth the trip. We went by the tourist train which was a nice, relaxing trip. The Basilica is well worth the journey.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Notre Dame de la Garde sits up on top of a hill and is a gorgeous church. The views of Marseille from there are unbelievable and not to be missed if you are in Marseille.

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Chamonix, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

You must go ,just to have an idea of the city and the area around. The cathedral inside is also very interesting

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Fatima, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Very nice Basilica on top of a mountain that is facing Marseille and the sea. It's very interesting inside having many little boats that people that where saved at tempests in the sea offered to thank the Virgin Mary.

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Runaway Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We only had one day in Marseilles off our cruise ship. So took a taxi (not very expensive) direct from the port to the Basillicca Notre Dame de la Garde. The Basillicca was beautiful, interesting architecture and the 360 degree from the high vantage point was amazing. Well worth a visit.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

- top of the hill - fantastic view - a trip from harbour to basilique with small tourist train - magic interior of the church

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We took a train ride from Marseille Port to the top to see the Basilica Notre Dame de la Garde. The Basilica was beautiful, and the view unparalleled. A must see for Marseille. We enjoyed the cafe as well and Crypt.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Take the Petit Train up to the summit 8 Euros for a guided tour of the relevant areas. Can be caught at the Old Port. Gorgeous interior, magnificent statue, wonderful views. Well worth the visit.

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