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Address: Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
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A must see when in Marseille

We took a side trip from paris on the speed train to Marseille and loved it. Basilique is a must. The church itself is stunning in and outside. You can walk up or drive up. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took a side trip from paris on the speed train to Marseille and loved it. Basilique is a must. The church itself is stunning in and outside. You can walk up or drive up. It is a long walk so if you are not in good shape you might jus want to drive up. The views of the city... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful day! Great views. Gorgeous interior and exterior of the cathedral. Popular destination especially on a Sunday morning. Fascinating walk up the hill, well worth it!

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Vatan, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not young and slightly overweight so I found the walk from the Vieux Port daunting! I managed and the views over Marseille are quite breathtaking. There it was in the bay, France's Alcatraz, the Chateau d'If! I have to admit I had no stamina for the last few steps into the Church! Thankfully there is a bus back down... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's one of must see, it's beautiful and great place to spend couple of hours. I really loved it and I wished I could have stayed longer

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What an amazing view from up there, it's breathtaking! You can see the whole town and the church inside is really charming with its Byzantine writing on the ceilings and the small boats floating around everywhere. Everything perfect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked up to the Basilica from the old port and then back down to the Castellane place. It was a great walk and the view from the top made it very worthwhile.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked up and down and it's not too far nor steep. At the top the views of the city are amazing (especially of the port). A must see for tourists, an easier way is to take the petit train.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free to see inside and out. We climbed the stars and the roads to the top... wow, what exercise!! We enjoyed the experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well the title pretty much says it all! You just got to do it! People born in Marseille have 3 Loves: L'OM, La Bonne Mere (how they call Notre Dame de la Garde) and their city! These are what they are very proud of. You will have one of the most beautiful view of the city and will be able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On Sunday, you can attend services (sung in French) and take in the seaside cultural and religious experience. As a true place of solace and peace for the seaworthy and families of sailors, the cathedral is a true reflection of the culture of the community.

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