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Cathedrale de la Major

Place de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 90 53 57
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Place de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 90 53 57
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It took a while to actually enter the cathedral as it was closed for several days, so best check opening times before you go. From the outside, this is a fantastic building and it is worth walking around the whole building as each view is...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its location is just perfect. If you like photography, you can take some nice shots including the surrounding area.

Thank E8709
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful piece of intricate architecture towering above the street breathtaking and a great selfie background

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beauty of the architecture of this Cathedral can be seen from all different angles and you will be impressed for its beauty. Good spot to walk around, have a coffee/gelato.

Thank Geovanny B
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

I visited the church after walking from the Old Port. The church looks different from older churches in Paris and elsewhere around Europe. It reflects how Marseille has been a unique part of France. I was pleasantly surprised to see a European Union flag in...More

Thank ParkerUSCH
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This structure seems so out of place with the new buildings like the mucem not far from it. But that is what makes it so spectacular. Worth a walk to go see it with your own eyes.

Thank Ska2607
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

A gorgeous old church with the sent of the past beautiful on the outside and calm on the inside with many restaurants around with good food. Near the harbor easy to reach a great place to pray and eat.

Thank HichamGM
Reviewed May 19, 2017

This huge cathedral is near the port area. The building that is visitable was rebuilt at the end of the 19th century. It is huge both inside and out.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We visited this place during a Shore Excursion handled by Royal Caribbean. Cathedrale de la Major is a nice one and its a historical place.

Thank Nilakshi2015
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a really massive cathedral. It occupies a lovely and accessible position and fits in well with a visit to Le Panier.

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Philomena B
We are going on a family vacation- royal caribbean cruise line - in July and we are stopping in Marseille. Were there many things to do within walking distance from the port? Other than this church, what are other sites to visit that are close to the port? Thanks
May 3, 2015|
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Response from Larry P | Reviewed this property |
See map Marseille. Go to the cruise ship port (not the old port) and look at street view. You can walk to Cathédrale La Major and Panier area. You can continue to walk to Fort St Jean and Église Saint-Laurent church (foot... More