Basilique du Sacre-Ceour, Marseille

4.4
Admire the impressive interior structure and artistic details of Basilique du Sacre-Ceour, a 20th-century church that honors the victims of a massive 1720 plague outbreak and also commemorates World War I. Relatively unadorned on the outside, the church is best known for its interior columns, the largest of which came from Corsica. Other highlights include stained-glass windows made in Paris following the design of painter Henri Pinta, a native of Marseilles. Pinta also created the great mosaic adorning the choir vault, while artist Louis Botinelly carved some of the major sculptures inside the church. Be sure to walk around the building to view the stained-glass windows from the outside. Our Marseille travel planning app makes visiting Basilique du Sacre-Ceour and other Marseille attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The Basilica is beautiful, I had the pleasure of witnessing a marriage and dedication to Our Lady excites. Very well maintained and very gentle the priest.
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  • The Basilica is beautiful and was built after the extermination of the plague. Beautiful, opuning and a place to pray or to make beautiful pictures.
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  • I give this church five stars. It’s a church deserving of five stars. It has nice arches, and from the pictures you can definitely appreciate the arches in the architecture.
  • very lovely place, u can see the whole of Paris from here. here is the one of higher place in Paris.. there is a lot of caffe and street artist with amazing voice, also u can get souvenir with cheap price,, i really love this place
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