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Outstanding modern architecture

I haven't visited any exhibition held in the Villa Mediterrannee so I can review only the building... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
Brno, Czech Republic
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Exhibition centre

It is an exhibition centre. Its outside architecture is the main attraction. I visited one... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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27 Sep 2018
“Not impressed, just a big pretty (?) box with nothing inside”
29 Jul 2017
“Outstanding modern architecture”
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

Our cruise ship docked in the immediate vicinity of this modern complex and, at some point during our visit, we decided we would take a look-see (says it's free) but you do get what you pay for. In American slang, this was a big "nothing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

I haven't visited any exhibition held in the Villa Mediterrannee so I can review only the building itself and it's external appearance. Amazing bold architecture using modern advanced technology. Together with a neighboring MUCEM the most remarkable pieces of modern architecture in Marseille.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Villa Mediterrannee is unique for its construction. The building is huge but supported only from one side. The exhibitions are good .

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

It is an exhibition centre. Its outside architecture is the main attraction. I visited one architecture exhibition and it was ok.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

I really enjoyed that the food was fresh, homemade, refined and with fabulous taste! To me, this all came across as being authentic. Small menue with daily changing dishes, depending on availabilty. Super staff who know their job. To top it all: great location!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Marion R
Reviewed April 9, 2016

The building itself is novel. The long cantilevered upper floor is spectacular. When we visited, there was a good exhibition about the history of the Mediterranean Sea and the role it has played in travel between continents.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed October 6, 2015

Interesting overhang on the building which is worth seeing in it's own right. Another modern building in the Panier district so quite a contrast. Plenty of oudoor space and a nice area to wander round.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a fine building overlooking part of the harbour: an unusal construction, interesting in its own right and a platform for some good photos. It houses a varied cultural and topical program at various times in the year, but its overt rationale is a...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank John P
Reviewed May 23, 2014

The building housing the Villa Mediterrane is worth a visit for its unusual architecture and location. But the exhibit inside is disappointing. The exhibit covers various aspects of marine life, history, biology and ecology. There are many filmed interviews, film clips, moving images as well...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank christina s
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