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Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde

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Address: Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
Phone Number: 04 91 13 40 80
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Beautiful Church

This is definitely worth a visit if you are coming to Marseille. It is on quite a steep hill and there are lots of steps so bear this in mind if you have mobility problems.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is definitely worth a visit if you are coming to Marseille. It is on quite a steep hill and there are lots of steps so bear this in mind if you have mobility problems.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A very beautiful basilica. Wonderful views of the city but, more importantly, the interior of the basilica itself is lovely. There are a lot of steps to reach the top but, just take it easy. It is worth the effort.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Surprised that it was easy to drive to the top and get free parking. Views over Marseille were spectacular. Dual language signs were good but wished they had signs about expected behaviour like in the Cathedral de la Major rather than men shushing everybody and telling off men/boys with caps on.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

It's a nice church with nice views of Marseilles. The crypt has a "quiet prayer area" sign that was ignored by nearly all of the visitors, including the native French speakers. The musée was closed but we never found out why. If this is the no.1 attraction in Marseilles then quickly take me back to Aix!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was expecting something more impressive as far as the building is concerned so it was a bit of a let down. I enjoyed the Cathedral more. The visit is worth it because of the amazing views of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Don't miss this gorgeous sight. The view is worth the trip alone. Top of the mountain. Bring your camera. Don't go in the sweltering summer heat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Take a tram from the port, good value, there and back. This brings you right to the top and then you can walk through the church and climb as high as you wish and see the city and Coast spread below. Worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, well worth a visit. Go before major holidays and there will be no queuing! Get the little train from the port all the way up and back down, especially in the heat of the summer as it is one long climb! From the top, you can see just how huge Marseille actually is!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took 'Le Petit Train' up the hill to this beautiful church. It's beautiful both on the outside and inside. The views over Marseille are well worth coming up here, just stunning. You can also take a bus here from the town centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

it's a wonderful church on the top of the hill. You can see it from the harbour and many more parts of the town. The view of the city from the hill is very nice - even in the evening. You can go there by car - there are parking possibilities

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Address: Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
Phone Number: 04 91 13 40 80
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:15 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:15 pm

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