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Arc de Triomphe ( Porte d'Aix )

Place Jules Guesde | Porte D'Aix, 13003 Marseille, France
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Absolutely no interest.

Nothing to see. The arch is nice, but in an awful square full of cars and cheap markets. Not worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marseille, France
A symbol of France

To be honest we were just passing this monument on the way from St Charles station to the city... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
veronika G
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30 Sep 2017
“Nice but situated in a square in restoration”
10 Sep 2017
“Arch is nice but nothing fantastic”
Place Jules Guesde | Porte D'Aix, 13003 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing to see. The arch is nice, but in an awful square full of cars and cheap markets. Not worth going.

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

To be honest we were just passing this monument on the way from St Charles station to the city center. It’s a beautiful monument, if you are there, why not to see it ?

Thank veronika G
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Just worth a drive by viewing. I drove by on the way to the old port and enjoyed the scenery and lights. I made a point to walk back to examine it more closely but was greatly disappointed. There are few signs and it smells...More

Thank GourrmetGourmand
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The monument is beautiful, but the place where it is located is a square with no good conditions. When I have been there, the square has been in restoration.

Thank Eudoxio B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Need to be careful in this place. Marseille is amazing, but I realized my bag was opened and this guy was just behind me with his friend. I yelled at the guy and chased after the guy and he returned the wallet with no money...More

Thank Susana C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The arch itself was really nice- it is close to the main train station (Gare St. Charles) and we happened across it by accident. The surrounding area was a little on the grotty side. If you are passing by you can walk past it- it...More

Thank B T
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The area around the arch is scruffy. We crossed the road to get a closer look but couldn't go near it with the overpowering smell of pee. It really isn't worth the effort to walk to this monument, our visit there lasted less than 5...More

Thank Pauliepoop
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Arc de Triomphe ( Porte d'Aix ) is historical place and must see while visiting Marseille. You will see the arch from all sides and notice the statues of Napoleon.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Honestly, it is an arch like all others. If you are passing by, go. Otherwise, just visit something else more interesting.

Thank E8709
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Let me start with saying that this arc was absolutely stunning! However we left from the train station and followed the road down to the arc(like a 10 min walk). There was a Tom of construction on streets and sidewalks closed off so it was...More

1  Thank Mikaila C
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