Marseille Cathedral

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General Information

Marseille Cathedral (Cathédrale La Major) is a Roman Catholic cathedral situated in Marseille, France. The cathedral was built from 1852 to 1896 to replace the old cathedral which in part still stands next to the current cathedral. The cathedral is an enormous Byzantine-Roman Revival styled structure, it is one of the largest cathedrals in France and has a capacity of around 3,000. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Marseille and is a popular place of worship in the city.

Getting there

The cathedral is situated around a 10 minute walk from the central train station of Marseille. The 49 bus stops outside the cathedral.

Opening Times and Admission

From October to March the cathedral is open to visitors daily 10am-5.30pm. From April to September the cathedral is open to visitors daily 10am-6.30pm.

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Posted: 4 Nov 2019, 15:45





Probably an underrated cathedral from the many i have visited on my travels. Architecturally it is different and has its own Byzantine style which is pretty cool.

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