Originally, this was a Dominican convent church built at the end of the 16th century. Dedicated in 1619 to the Annunciation ... More
Originally, this was a Dominican convent church built at the end of the 16th century. Dedicated in 1619 to the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin, the church then became a parish in 1803 dedicated to Saint Cannat, a former Marseille bishop. Inside is a superb organ case(1746-1749), the high alter of Fossaty (1755) as well as canvases by Michel Serre, all of which contribute to its historical heritage.
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 ...
Standing at the southern entrance to the Vieux Port on the north bank, Fort Saint Jean was built to protect
the old town. Dating back to the end of the 12th Century, it is named after the religious order ...
The huge public library behind St Charles station regularly holds exhibitions focusing on the written word. The library holds 500,000
documents sorted according to sections designed to cover all media of expression; 300,000 works available for reference, including 200 ...