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Address: Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
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Fabulou Views worth the climb

Following a challenging walk through the town to the Basilique (you can catch the little city train) we were rewarded with absolutely great views of Marseille on all sides. You... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Following a challenging walk through the town to the Basilique (you can catch the little city train) we were rewarded with absolutely great views of Marseille on all sides. You can see almost all the sights of the city from the top. It is an extraordinary building with a cafe/restaurant which seems very popular with friendly staff

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Bettystown, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a visit! Really beautiful to stroll around and very historical. Wear walking shoes! Views are fabulous

Thank Mryan92
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see cathedral. The interior has fantastic mosaic, tile floors and beautiful gilt arches. Words cannot describe the beauty of La Garde!

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Marseille, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to Marseille, don't forget to go to notre dame de la garde. It's magic for the Church And for the view Of Marseille And the see.

Thank Laurent X
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is quite a stiff walk uphill, so take the No. 60 bus (which runs from MuCem via the Vieux Port metro). The basilica and crypt are of only moderate interest but the view all round is very good and worth the trip here. The walk down to the Vieux Port takes in some interesting streets and sights (Abbaye St... More 

Thank Etosha
Athens, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views are stunning but for me, the real surprise was the artwork inside. Truly world class. And think of the logistics to build and create it! worth it!

Thank Stan M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is over a hill. View of Marsella city and harbour is very nice. Church ia neo-bizantin style church and is nice too. Parking for cars very near, Bus 60 or walking are the ways to arrive to the top of the hill. Ships hanging inside the church as a present.

Thank JMR34Madrid
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really like the church inside as it has travel as a recurring theme on its paintings and has bright colours. Of course we can enjoy an amazing view from there! Just watch out for the wind!

Thank Giordana M
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Basilica overlooks Marseilles and the views from there of the surrounding city and port (you can also see the islands) are simply stunning. We went on a bright sunny day. Wow! The interior of the Basilica is lovely also. A must visit whilst in Marseilles

Thank Ian G
Cartagena District, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing view of city and ile d if; its a mandatory stop when visiting Marseille, you can see the route of Count of Montecriste when scaped from prision!

Thank JuanSebastianReina

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