Palais du Pharo, Marseille

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Garden Historic Site
Built under the rule of Napoleon III, Palais du Pharo was constructed for the Empress Eugenie during the second half of the 19th century, following a boom in Marseille's economy. The monument now belongs to the city of Marseille, and hosts conferences and grand events. Arrange to visit Palais du Pharo and other attractions in Marseille using our Marseille trip itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • 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. ...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 thou...  more »
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  • Nice park and nice view. Although wouldn't say it add much more to the view you get from Notre Dame. Doesn't matter if you don't go
  • Attended a conference at this beautiful place. The building is magnificent with lovely features. So pleased it was held here.
  • Great place for getting a great view over the bay while laying on the grass or sitting on a bench.
  • Great view of marseille.
  • Wondeful view on the vieux port and the sea