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Cathédrale La Major, Marseille

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
Cathédrale La Major has been a Roman Catholic cathedral since 1896, and has been registered as a heritage building since 1840. The present cathedral was built in the Byzantine-Roman style in the mid-19th century, by architects Léon Vaudoyer and Henri-Jacques Espérandieu. The site has been used for cathedrals since the fifth century. Some modest structures remain from the largely demolished earlier cathedral. Plan to visit Cathédrale La Major during your Marseille vacation using our convenient Marseille tourist route planner.
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  • Located high on a hill, is the Church impresses by its beauty. Whether by day or by night, always stop to admire it.
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  • The Cathedrale is imposing, dark, but not, from my point of view, a very welcoming place, even for religious tourists...........but it is nonetheless a major attraction for anyone who wants to see all...  read more »
  • Beautiful, is an imposing Cathedral. Its domes are seen from afar and the Onyx, the stones of Florence, the Green marbles make your façade magnificent. It has 3 domes in cross and 2 towers on its front. And the view from there to all the port is a postcard.
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  • Massive Cathedral, well worth the walk to see it. Great location right by the water. Be sure to walk all the way around to truly appreciate the beauty of this place.
  • Fantastic looking cathedral. I feel like this place doesn't get enough attention from tourists.
  • Beautiful cathedral with an unexpected architectural style!
  • Great location near the water.
  • Great!
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