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The town hall of Marseille is a small building on northwestern bank of the Vieux Port. It was built in 1653 on the site of the former City House. It is decorated by a medallion by Pierre Puget bearing the arms of France. It is much too small for such a big city. It is now only for ceremonial uses. An annex has been built behind the "Bourse de commerce". During the digging, the oldest harbor of Marseille was discovered

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  • Written Dec 26, 2004
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