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This is to Marseilles what Eiffel Tower is to Paris

the excellent and historic Basilique du Sacre Ceour is situated on a mountain top and looks down... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
961rickyc
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London, United Kingdom
You cannot say you were in Paris if you do not visit.

Beautiful classic tourist spot. You cannot say you were in Paris if you do not visit. I have to... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
RE T
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

the excellent and historic Basilique du Sacre Ceour is situated on a mountain top and looks down upon Marseilles with a suspicious eye. The view of Marseilles is great in all directions. A nice and must place to visit when in Marseilles. i personally loved...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Beautiful classic tourist spot. You cannot say you were in Paris if you do not visit. I have to stop by whenever I am in Paris. The neighborhood is a charm too!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RE T
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Peaceful and quiet, voluminous and awe-inspiring, this sits on an unassuming corner on Avenue du Prado on one of the main avenues in Marseille. The interior is beautiful and the stained glass windows so striking,takes your breath away.It was only round the corner from our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Of byzantin influence, the architecture is complex and beautiful. Every detail of the basilca is a work of art

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Echodularge
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Just befor the place castellane, this church is dedicated to the victims of the war of the 1940 very big but typically french. Not as decorated as notre dame de la garde but it has good regular activities specially with the Christians of Lebanon.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank HichamGM
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We took the tourist train up to see the Basilica. Quite a few steps to get there. It was jam pack with the summer peak season. Has a 360 all round amazing view of the city. The Basilica itself is very beautiful but during the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank IQue8
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We were in Marseille in last Christmas and visited this place. We took Merto line 2 and got down at Perier station. This was built in around 1920. This basilica is one the most beautiful one. The sculpture of Madonna and the Child was excellent.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fabulous views from the top with Paris laid out in front of you. if you are lucky there will be a service or a choir happening when you visit.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rautakallio
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This Romano-Byzantine style church is nice enough, but not too elaborate. In fact, compared to other churches it is rather plain, but has its own charm. It is rather nicely decorated without being too "fancy". We came across it after walking quite a distance and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Can't agree with previous reviews about the holiness, etc. of the site. Inside seems to be a touch elaborate, not really a place to pray, more to take photographs. I don't think it compares to the cathedral in Aix-en-Provence, which is austere, yet incredibly moving...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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