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The Palais Longchamp - designed by architect Esperandieu - was built in conjunction with the construction of the canal in ... More
The Palais Longchamp - designed by architect Esperandieu - was built in conjunction with the construction of the canal in 1839. The arrival of water from the Durance in 1849 allowed the town to supply the new districts to the east.Today, the waterfalls, ornamental lakes, fountains and numerous sculptures give this enchanting place an Italian Renaissance feel. Housing Marseilles' Fine Arts Museum in its left wing and the Natural History Museum in the right, this watery palace - a masterpiece of the Second Empire - commemorates and unites the glory of water, the arts and the sciences under one magnificent roof.
Gifted to Napoleon III by Marseilles, this area of land, set on the Maure promontory overlooking the Château d'If (famous
for its prison) and the entrance to the Vieux Port, enabled the emperor to fulfill his plans for a ...
The Museum of Contemporary Art is located near the sculpture by Cesar (on the Pierre Guerre roundabout), not far from
the Bonneveine shopping centre. It hosts both permanent and temporary exhibitions in an area of 4000m2. Enter into the ...
Just off the coast of Marseilles, the islands of Pomègues and Ratonneau, connected by a sea wall, present an arid,
windswept landscape where sea birds seek refuge. The rugged contours of the coastline are broken up by rocky inlets, ...
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