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Palais du Pharo

58 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 55 11 11
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“napoleon iii” (3 reviews)
“big park” (3 reviews)
“vieux port” (15 reviews)
58 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 55 11 11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect grounds, great view of the ocean & Vieux Port. Defintely worth a stroll & casual meander. Would recommend.

Thank Meg9889
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a demanding but worth while walk to the top of the cliffs. Did not go in the building but the views across the city from the park surrounding it are lovely especially of the port anf the old fort across the bay

Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A fantastic free park where you can get some of the best views of marseille. There are a lot people sitting around in the sun and just enjoying the time goes by. We did as well.

Thank AndyYu
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I think the proper name of this park is Emile Duclaux ( that's what it says at the entrance ) but I'm assuming it's the same place. This was our favourite spot in Marseille, just to sit on a shaded bench and read, have a...More

Thank carbill2015
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We walked from Vieux Port up to the Palais du Pharo. A great place to sit in the grounds and have a picnic. The views of the town are quite stunning, but it was disappointing to discover that you can't go inside the Palais. It...More

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Neither the Palais, nor the park around it, on their own are nothing worth writing home about, but the views from its gardens are superb. In my personal opinion those are the best views of Marseille. You can see the Vieux-Port, the Cathedrale de la...More

1  Thank jfcarli
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Palais du Pharo is very nice place with big park and great view of the city. You can enjoy walking in the park around the palace and get great pictures of the city.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The park is upon a hill, right next to the mouth of the Old Port. It gives a nice view of the whole city, good place for panoramas. Also has a park where locals go. Can't seem to enter the palace though.

1  Thank pinkoil
Reviewed 12 April 2017

while the palace itself is a matter of taste, the view from there on the city and the harbour is for sure worth the walk out here, especially in the later afternoon, towards sunset. great views from a really pleasant little park, sitting on the...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Marvelous spot to sit/lay down & relax while observing the harbour, Notre Dame, Mucem...also, it`s the perfect place for picnic (altough, I`m not sure if it`s allowed hehe)...

Thank ggs_XX
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