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The Place Castellane is a historic square in the 6th arrondissement of Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France. It was built in 1774.HistoryThe square was named for Henri-César de Castellane-Majastre, an aristocrat who donated the land for its construction in 1774. A fountain with an obelisk used as a lavoir was built in the middle of the square in 1798.In 1911, the obelisk was relocated to Mazargues. Meanwhile, Jules Cantini donated a new fountain, which was designed by sculptor André-Joseph Allar. The fountain, completed in 1913, represents three Provençal rivers: the Durance, the Gardon, and the Rhône.The square, with the original obelisk, is mentioned by Joseph Conrad in his 1919 novel entitled The Arrow of Gold.To visit Place Castellane and other attractions in Marseille, use our Marseille sightseeing planner .
Place Castellane Reviews
De par son emplacement,difficile de la manquer car de nombreuses artères principales convergent vers elle,entourée de plusieurs petits restaurants,architecture qui trouve la bien sa place; more »Due to its location, it is difficult to miss because many main arteries converge towards it, surrounded by several small restaurants, architecture that finds its place;
この広場は、地下鉄もトラムも通る便利な場所で交通の要地です。私は、ここまで旧港からトラムで来て、歩いてprefectureなどを見学して帰りました。広場には、塔の下に人がたくさんいる像がいて、これはちょっとした見物です。 more »This square is a convenient location for transportation through the metro and tram. I came here by tram from the old port, and I walked and visited prefecture. There is a statue of a lot of people under the tower in the square, which is a bit of a sight.
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