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Address: Rue Fort-du-Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
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Fantastic views!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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Cartagena District, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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!

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Girona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A privileged location offering fantastic views! We took the local bus up and down the windy streets to get there. A must-see while in Marseille, such an original interior. !!!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best views of any city ever. Surprisingly good. You will not believe how big the city is, and how small the port (where you just came from) is. Well worth the ten minute drive.

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Ensues-la-Redonne, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On top of the view, the cathédrale is impressive with atmosphère and décors to be expérienced!The panorama all a round vives à 360° view!

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Marseille for a few hours I would suggest to walk up or take a bus up. The view is marvellous!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It can be seen from the Vieux Port (old port), high on a hill over looking the sea. Take a 'petit train' (little road train for tourists) from the old port. The trip up is has varied views and there's a spectacular view of the coast on the way up. The white stone basilica has gold domes and numerous chapels... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the Old Port, it was a 20 minutes climb uphill. But it was worth the workout. The view was magnificent. One got to see a full picture of Marseille from there. It was extremely windy when I was there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Notre Dame de la Garde is the highest point in the city. The busses do not reach it, so be prepared to walk. There are trails and steps coming from all sides, but it is high up. Bring nice walking shoes in order to enjoy its breathtaking view.

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Bergville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit if you are in Marseilles. Amazing architecture and full of history. Make use of the little tourist train as it is quite a steep climb to the top. Apart from the stunning architecture, featuring striking contrasting black and white stone work, there is also a giant gilt statue of Mary holding the infant Jesus, on top... More 

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