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Abbaye Saint Victor

3 rue de l Abbaye, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 96 11 22 60
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3 rue de l Abbaye, 13007 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A nice church with a great story of several building phases that topped each other over the centuries. Especially the crypt is really cool, because there you can see the building phases really clearly.

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

You can see the abbey from the main road and it did look impressive. You can look at the main building for free. They have a long video to explain the history and it is available in many languages. One of e staff offered to...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 17 June 2017

When you go inside, you realise how old the building is. It does not have gold everywhere, but it is a beautiful building anyway.

Thank E8709
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Abbaye Saint-Victor is very close to the Old Port and it is very easy to have a walk from the Old Port. After the French Revolution this Abbaye was stripped from its treasures and it was used as a warehouse and prison. This Abbaye has...More

1  Thank Gaetano A
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The church is amazing, not that many people inside. Peaceful place with a crypt. The church is free to entry, crypt upon 2€ fee.. Worth it!

Thank Marek T
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Modest but interesting church that we`ve "discovered" on our way to Fort Saint Nicholas. The main entry is a bit small & spooky, but once you got yourself in, you `re gonna enjoy the visit.

Thank ggs_XX
Reviewed 28 March 2017

One can see in this VERY old church an undecorated building. In that case, the place is not worth a visit, it does not compare well with the Cologne cathedral. It does not compare well with Disneyland and its touristic attractions, neither. However, this is...More

1  Thank 127Fred
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Fascinating old Church steeped in history and well worth a visit. Very little information available on-site so best to read up before you go. Seems a little "undervalued" in terms of tourist attractions.

Thank Paulatqrbt
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this abbey on the way to notre dame de la garde. Kept very simple so you can appreciate its original design. Very pretty abbey with plenty of authenticity.

Thank Mryan92
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The Abbaye includes some relics of the oldest building in France. The main nave is beautiful and peaceful; it repays spending some time in walking around. The best part is the crypt (well worth the €2 charge), with many places and sarcophagi dating back to...More

Thank Etosha
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25 July 2016|
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Response from kathleen j | Reviewed this property |
Yes saint victor with the 4th century crypt is located near the entrance of the harbour on your Rt side opposite to the new museums on the left. Once on land walk along southern side of port and go up one street. You pay a... More
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29 May 2016|
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Response from kathleen j | Reviewed this property |
Yes 2euros and it depends if you choose to sit in the crypt for meditation which can be a beautiful experience. 45 mins to view and read.
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