The Observatoire de Marseilles was created in 1702 by Jesuites. The star gazers delight in the programs offered: the ... More
Observatory of Marseille
The Observatoire de Marseilles was created in 1702 by Jesuites. The star gazers delight in the programs offered: the observatory organises regular exhibitions and provide the opportunity to study the sky, as well as schedule shows, events and conferences at the planetarium. The instrument room can only be viewed by appointment. A dizzying journey through the stars and into the cosmos makes for a unique and awe-inspiring experience.
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 ...
The museum is currently closed for renovation and is scheduled to re open in 2012. Situated on the relic gardens,
this museum traces the history of the foundations of Marseille and from the first centuries of its existence around ...
Countess Pastre bequeathed this magnificent 19th century country house to the city along with 120 hectares of wooded parkland, located
between La Pointe Rouge and the Rolland caves, extending up to the Marseilleveyre hills. The park has for the ...