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“beautiful building inside and out”

Cathedrale de la Major
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Private Tour: Marseille City Sightseeing and Chateau d'If
Ranked #13 of 226 things to do in Marseille
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United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“beautiful building inside and out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

We seen this beautiful cathadrel from our boat to the island of If. It looked fantastic. After our boat trip we we went up to notredame cathadrel by bus there and back and bus dropped us off right outside Cathedrale de la major. It looked just as fantastic close up. They are doing a lot of work outside which looking at the plans its going to be spectacular. We enjoyed our visit inside which was beautiful.

Visited August 2013
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“Only bother if you've time.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

While its size is undeniably impressive, the building disappoints close up. Other than mosaic floors it is almost utilitarian inside. Not a great deal of atmosphere. Go to Notre Dame (on the hill) instead, it's in a different league.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“So..So...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013

Marseille was our first destination of Euro-trip on first week on June. As we seen in late evening, to be honest nothing special, But if you are in Marseille you have to see, just to tick in your travel map that you been there.

Visited June 2013
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Orlando, FL
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“Go here if nowhere else!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2013

So beautiful and what I remember most of our walk through Marseille. Definitely worth a visit and so impressive. Even if you've seen a hundred cathedrals in Europe (and I've seen a lot) you will still be impressed by this magnificent place.

Visited May 2013
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Septemes-les-Vallons, France
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“Impressive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

The church is very big. I really like the style which is not common in France, with the black stripes. However its environment is not yet at the same level of richness (works are underway to improve the surroundings).

Visited September 2012
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