"must do!" Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde Tip by iaint

  as seen from old port
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  • as seen from old port - Marseille
      as seen from old port
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  • view from the church - Marseille
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You can see this monument from all over, on its hilltop location. Walk up fro the Vieux Port (don't take a tour bus or one of the silly little toy trains) to appreciate the different parts of the city on the way.

Watch out for the Jardin P Puget with its waterfalls and monument to P Braille.

Further on, notice the Sherman tank, commemorating the Resistance uprising in 1944.

Panoramic views of the whole city from the top.

Church itself still bears scars of 1944 - bullet + shrapnel holes

Address: just east of Vieux Port
Directions: Follow the signs...

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  • Updated Apr 12, 2007
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