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Abbaye Saint Victor

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3 rue de l Abbaye, 13007 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Abbaye Saint- Victor is a beautiful example monastic architecture and a real contrast to many of the churches we have seen. I would highly recommend paying the €2 to go down into the Crypt to see the original buildings and burial cambers of people...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Prob the most beautiful church in the old port. Not the most ornate but simplistically beautiful. The crypts are a must.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

This is the best place to appreciate the past in Marseille.Simply beautiful !Don’t forget to go downstairs and visit the wonderful crypt !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Macjpa
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

This simple church is well worth stepping inside and taking in his beauty. Perched on the hill overlooking the old port of Marseille

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

This church looks like a medieval fort as build in middle age ! The most impressive part is the crypt which was a stone mine during Roman time.... 2000 years of history in one place with a great view over the old harbour

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Nice to see a really old building in Marseille and this church is so well built, it could be a fortress. Very few windows, but calm and quiet.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Wonderfully preserved Abbey. Plenty of good information and explanation within the building of the various areas and artefacts. Free entry,

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

Not the obvious place to go, but was blown away by the age of this building and the crypt beneath it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Beautiful historic abbey. Perfect for peace & tranquillity. I was also intrigued by stained glass windows that fold open in the side chapel.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The nice thing about walking is that you see sites along the way leading to another point of interest. We passed by another interesting building, the St. Victor Abbey, on our way to the Cathedral de la Major. And, because we are tourists, any open...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from kathleen j | Reviewed this property |
Yes saint victor with the 4th century crypt is located near the entrance of the harbour on your Rt side opposite to the new museums on the left. Once on land walk along southern side of port and go up one street. You pay a... More
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Response from davidwnorth | Reviewed this property |
No entrance charge but a small one to visit the crypt. Allow hour to hour and a half. Reasonable walk there on one of the suggested walking routes from the harbour. About 45 min.
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