Cathédrale La Major, Marseille

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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. By using our Marseille route maker app , you can arrange your visit to Cathédrale La Major and other attractions in Marseille.
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  • It is ending the beautiful neighborhood of Le Panier, very close to the recovered Mucem area and the sea. We entered without much expectation and were pleasantly surprised. Since the facade is very different in black and white, although much of this covered with scaffolding for maintenance, the interior is majestic and large.
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  • This Cathedral is beautiful with very interesting architecture. Unfortunately the front was covered by scaffolding when I visited but I still managed to appreciate its grandeur. Lovely inside too and ...  more »
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  • The cathedral la major is beautiful inside and out. It has a familiar architecture to the Duomo in Florence, Italy. Entrance inside is free. I also love the mosaic tiles on the floor of the building. You should make a quick stop if you are in the area.
  • A must go place for those interested in history and the seamen way of life, fears and thoughts, not just the religious side of it. Amazing views of the city and coastal landscapes.
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