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Palais du Pharo

58 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 55 11 11
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“vieux port” (16 reviews)
“napoleon iii” (3 reviews)
“big park” (3 reviews)
58 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 55 11 11
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The Pharo is an imposing palace located at a high point of the Marseille coast line. Surrounded by a pleasant garden, it commands a stunning view of the city, from the Muceem on one side to Notre Dame de la Garde at the other extreme....More

Thank R_TheReader
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We walked around here on our self guided walking tour of Marseille. It is worth going this far and sitting a while to enjoy the views back down the Vieux Port. There is lots of green space around the building. A lovely spot. The Palais...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Beautiful building set in nice parkland - worth the walk and a sit on a nice day - great views over the harbour and docks

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Perfect grounds, great view of the ocean & Vieux Port. Defintely worth a stroll & casual meander. Would recommend.

Thank Meg9889
Reviewed 17 September 2017

a demanding but worth while walk to the top of the cliffs. Did not go in the building but the views across the city from the park surrounding it are lovely especially of the port anf the old fort across the bay

Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A fantastic free park where you can get some of the best views of marseille. There are a lot people sitting around in the sun and just enjoying the time goes by. We did as well.

Thank AndyYu
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I think the proper name of this park is Emile Duclaux ( that's what it says at the entrance ) but I'm assuming it's the same place. This was our favourite spot in Marseille, just to sit on a shaded bench and read, have a...More

Thank carbill2015
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We walked from Vieux Port up to the Palais du Pharo. A great place to sit in the grounds and have a picnic. The views of the town are quite stunning, but it was disappointing to discover that you can't go inside the Palais. It...More

1  Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Neither the Palais, nor the park around it, on their own are nothing worth writing home about, but the views from its gardens are superb. In my personal opinion those are the best views of Marseille. You can see the Vieux-Port, the Cathedrale de la...More

1  Thank jfcarli
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Palais du Pharo is very nice place with big park and great view of the city. You can enjoy walking in the park around the palace and get great pictures of the city.

Thank Yossi N
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