Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde - Things to Know Before Visiting
Rue Fort du Sanctuaire, 13281 Marseille, France
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About Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Notre-Dame de la Garde is a Catholic basilica in Marseille city. The basilica is located at the south side of the Old Port of Marseille, on the highest point in Marseille- a 149-meter high limestone outcropping. It was built on the foundation of an ancient fort.
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Saint-Victor Abbey is a former abbey situated in Marseille. It was founded during the late Roman period and named after the saint and martyr of the local soldier, Victor of Marseilles.
The Old Port of Marseille is at the end of the Canebière street. Since ancient times, it has been the natural harbor of the city and is now the most famous place in Marseille.
The Marseille History Museum is the native History and Archaeology Museum of Marseille. The museum currently features permanent exhibitions displaying the history of Marseille up to the eighteenth century.
The museum is devoted to European and Mediterranean civilizations. The museum is engaged in the contemporary aspects of European and Mediterranean civilizations. Its collections include more than 350,000 objects. The museum is built on reclaimed land at the entrance to the harbor, next to the site of the 17th-century Fort Saint-Jean.
La Canebière is the historic high street center of Marseille measuring 1km long, which goes from the Old Port of Marseille to the Réformés quarter.
Marseille Cathedral is a national monument of France located in Marseille. It has been a basilica minor since 1896 and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Marseille. Marseille Cathedral is truly one of the best architectural wonders in the region.
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