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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  • Beautiful and majestic. Organ is amazing. Walking distance from anywhere in Marseilles. On the bus route as well. Recommend a visit, even if just for the architecture 
    Beautiful and majestic. Organ is amazing. Walking distance from anywhere in Marseilles. On the bus route as well. Recommend a visit, even if just for the architecture  more »
  • The exterior of the building is quite a confection with what I suppose could be called Romanesque style domes. The interior is immense and includes some fine artwork. There's also a large Nativity... 
    The exterior of the building is quite a confection with what I suppose could be called Romanesque style domes. The interior is immense and includes some fine artwork. There's also a large Nativity...  more »
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  • This Cathedral has historic value and represents a lot for the city. It's huge and certainly possess lovely mosaics which one must pay attention to and admire. It has been undertaking often maintenance and looks amazing. A must when you are visiting Marseille.
  • Very beautiful. Everything avbl for perfect outing and each age. Complete family tour

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