Built on the location of a seventeenth-century Augustinian convent, this nineteenth-century church still retains the beauty ... More
Saint-Vincent-de-Paul Church(Eglise des Reformes)
Built on the location of a seventeenth-century Augustinian convent, this nineteenth-century church still retains the beauty and charm of its ancient Gothic architecture. Eglise Saint-Vincent-de-Paul or Eglise des Reformes is not just an important historical landmark, but also a place where locals and tourists often seek a few minutes of solitude.
In 1908, Marseilles' town council launched a project for architects to design a monumental stairway outside the station, the contract
being awarded to architects Serres and Arnal. The construction of the staircase which dominates the city with its 104 ...
This church was constructed between 1699 and 1702 by the same architect, (Charles d'Avilier), who built the Arc de Triomphe
and who conceived the Promenade du Peyrou . Until 1759 the church was used by Oratorians before being handed ...
In the twelfth century, the site of Saint Ferreol's church was a Templar command post where the monastico chivalric order
was banned. In 1369 the Augustine monks acquired the Knights' buildings. The current church was consecrated in 1542 and ...