It was focal point for returning to our hotel. This was truly a walking holiday. We walked around Marseilles everyday for a week. As soon as we came back to the cathedral we knew we were nearly home. Great architecture!
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This was my second visit but worth it. It is claimed to be the second biggest church in Europe after St Peter's Rome. I am not sure. There is on-going maintenance both to the cathedral and the surrounding area. Be aware that it is not...More
Beautiful cathedral with fantastic mosaic floors. Under restoration at present so one tower covered up. Gold furniture in chancel - lectern, etc.
What a wonderful church, from the outside. During our stay last week, the place was covered in scaffolding, surrounded by chain link and as far as we could see, unaccessible. I can't imagine what went into building this place, but the architecture IS amazing. Definitely...More
This cathedral is stunning. Although it is under renovation the inside is open and quite stunning. It is quite impressive and historic, a must-see in Marseille.
From a distance this unique structure draws you towards it and the closer you get the more amazing and beautiful it is. I am no expert on architecture but to my eye there is a unique style that seems to mix Christian and Arabic styles...More