Eastern Army Deads and Distant Lands Heroes Memorial, Marseille
corniche du Président John F. Kennedy, Marseille 13007
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Situated on Promenade Kennedy, opposite Boulevard des Dardanelles, this monument, reminiscent of Paris arc de triomphe was ... More
Eastern Army Deads and Distant Lands Heroes Memorial
Situated on Promenade Kennedy, opposite Boulevard des Dardanelles, this monument, reminiscent of Paris arc de triomphe was designed by architect Castel and created by sculptor Antonio Sartorio. It represents the "Gateway to the East", as Marseilles has often been named due to its geographical location, its maritime traits and the fact that it opens onto the East. It is worth noting that from here, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Château d'If and the Frioul islands.
The long coastal road, leading from the centre of Marseilles to the Prado and Gaston Defferre beaches, was constructed between
1850 and 1861. At this time it served to link the city centre with the chalet districts the cabanons ...
Set at the foot of the mountain road, after the Fausse Monnaie bridge, the luxurious vegetation of this public park
is dominated by the Valmer villa architectural symbol of the Second Empire, perched on the headland. With wonderful views ...
Set on the right bank of the old port, the town hall which was built in 1656, is a beautiful
example of the civil architecture of the period. The town council—representing power and democracy—has been meeting here since the ...