Marseille is listed as a major centre of art and history. The city has many museums and galleries and there are many ancient buildings and churches of historical interest.

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Basilica of Our Lady of the Guard

basilica, views

Old Port of Marseille

natural port


rocks, views


modern civilisations

Castle If

fortress, former prison

Major cathedral

decorated cathedral

Calanques National Park

coastal landscape

Fort Saint Jean

old fort

Park Longchamp

18th century garden

Auffes valley

fishing, beach

Hôtel Le Corbusier

modern architecture

Petit Train

fun train ride

Park Borély

18th century garden

Abbey Saint Victor

12th century abbey

Palais du Pharo

18th century mansion

Memorial the Eastern Army

national monument

Calanque Sormiou

beach, views

Cove Morgiou

beach, fishing

History Museum

city history

Museum of Mediterranean Archaeology

mediterranean civillization

Museum Regards Provence

art museum

Friche la Belle de Mai

cultural complex

Gare Saint Charles

grand stairway

Cantini Museum

modern art

Roman Docks Museum

roman warehouse

Museum Grobet-Labadié

museum, mansion

Sacred Heart Basilica

hilltop church

Noailles market

colorful market

Castle Buzine

castle, cinema

St. Vincent de Paul Church

19th century church

Marseille Opera House

opera house

Church Saint Cannat

17th century church