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Address: Bld du Littoral, 13002 Marseille, France

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Popular for lunch - unexpectedly!

This is beyond the hideous cathedral in teh docks area. we went there on a Sunday monring and were surprised to see so many people queuing at opening at noon. It turned out they... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 April 2013
Alan J
London, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

Very frustrating - in the year when Marseille is European Capital of Culture what looks to be a potentially interesting cultural venue/exhibition space on the docks waterfront actually closed on 27 May and will not reopen until 12 October. Reason? No air conditioning. You will just have to stand outside the building and enjoy the giant bar of Savon de... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2013

This is beyond the hideous cathedral in teh docks area. we went there on a Sunday monring and were surprised to see so many people queuing at opening at noon. It turned out they were nearly all going for lunch! We didnt pay for the exhibition which didnt tempt us and without having made a reservation for lunch there was... More 

1 Thank Alan J
Dusseldorf, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

Lots of money for a good view on the ferry boats. Why spend nine Euros for walking around in black containers being educated on the different people who live around the Mediterranean. Boring.

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Marseille, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2013

The J1 is part of the newly open set of buildings for Marseille European of Culture 2013 It contains several workshops and photo exhibitions (free) and a permanent exhibition (free if you are below 26) on the Mediterranean cities that made its history, including Tyr, Venice, Genoa, Istambul etc and Marseille. It is a very interesting and exciting exhibition worth... More 

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