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Cathedrale de la Major

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Place de la Major, 13002 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice to walk around outside but unfortunately the interior is closed to the public due to structural damage by sea air full of salt.

Thank mike_3579
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is an impressive structure and is also surrounded by a large plaza area with great views across the city coastline. So worth a visit in that respect. However, if you are short on time and only have time for a couple of stops

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being dropped off by the harbour, we saw this large cathedral. We walked around clockwise looking for a gate opening. Not until about 3 o'clock do you see the closed for renovation signs. However, it was still worth the walk. The stonework was quite...More

Thank JimTVictoria_Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An abundance of architectural references and poor taste. It’s a fun walk through, but nothing more. The tiny Medieval chapel next door is going through extensive renovation and will be a gem when reopened.

Thank Bob_and_friends-2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A massively building, beautifully built on the outside and even more stunning on the inside. Thought we wouldn’t be able to go inside as it is closed Tuesday’s, but went in the next day. Well worth seeing both this Cathedral and Notre Dame.

Thank ianwebb75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We often gawk at the enormous structures that these old churches represent. The engineering to build the gigantic inside spans when there were no mechanical aids whatsoever. This building is architecturally amazing on the outside and really quite stunning inside. A must

Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Cathedral is worth a visit for both the black and white stone construction outside and the dual colored stone decoration inside. The high arches, multi domed main and side altars, and multiple flags add to the interest and color. Add to your visit a...More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed October 14, 2018

A must see in Marseille - tips- you can get 75mins free parking at the carrefour 5 mins walk down the road as long as you buy something like a drink, or in my case, a croissant and a bottle of water for breakfast I...More

Thank L W
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The interior Cathédrale de la Nouvelle Major is radiant with beautiful mosaic floors and lots of color all around.

Thank Cindy P
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I can not believe the massive size of this cathedral. Easy walk from where Royal Caribbean cruise ship buses drop you off on town. I would recommend double checking the times it is open. When we were there, they were closed but it was still...More

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Beverly B
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Response from Lawrence P | Reviewed this property |
See map Marseille. Go to the cruise ship port (not the old port) and look at street view. You can walk to Cathédrale La Major and Panier area. You can continue to walk to Fort St Jean and Église Saint-Laurent church (foot... More
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