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Palais du Pharo

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Address: 58 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
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We were in Marseille in last Christmas and visited this place .We took Bus 83 from Port area for Prado and got down at some beautiful sea beach). While coming back, we got down at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 11, 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

It's a good looking centuries old governmental building with a nice park. The view over the harbor is good but it's not fantastic. The rating it has right now is strongly overrated.

Thank Brounzer
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We were in Marseille in last Christmas and visited this place .We took Bus 83 from Port area for Prado and got down at some beautiful sea beach). While coming back, we got down at La Phero. It is a big open area, perfect for taking some rest with an amazing harbour view. There was a beautiful palace given to... More 

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The building itself is pleasant enough, but you need to come here to get the stunning view back across to the town

Thank ajordox
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This impressive palace is so visible and we wanted to see it. It's quite a walk up to get to the palace but if you like walking it's a nice route. We arrived into the garden area, which is nice and cool, but not particularly impressive. We couldn't look around inside the palace (with presumably was a gift to Napoleon).... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Visited here on a walk along the corniche. The Palace was shut, but the views are absolutely superb. Look back over the old port, out towards the Terraces du Port and towards Chateau If. Very nice park, with plenty of seating some toilettes (very dirty when we were there) and a small drinks stall.

Thank welshtraveller42
San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

the palace itself was closed to visitors the day I was there. but the park grounds are wonderful. interesting sculptures, a good playground for kids, large statue, well kept lawns, water faucet, and great views of Vieux port

Thank LP4077
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

A beautiful spot for a majestic building. The palace has been there since the 1800s and it occupies the perfect spot. The views alone are worth visiting this wonderful place.

Thank Dimitris L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Best views of Marseille. Huge garden, very clean and nice. Great place to visit with kids. Entrance to the garden is free.

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Dyer, IN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice views of the city and sea front. On the way up to it, there was a cute merry go round- the kind you think of when you think of France. Beautiful palace.

Thank Twinsmom99
Andover, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

The first stop on our tour there are great views of Marseille from here! it is now owned by the city and used for offices and functions but it has a cute little story to how it came to belong to the city which I won't spoil here

Thank Yvette B

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