The interior of the Cathedral of Marseille is also magnificent. The location of the church is on a hillside, and it is refreshing to look down on the French Riviera from here. Sitting in the shade, there is a sea breeze blowing, very comfortable.
Cathedrale Sainte Marie Majeure
Located on the west side of the ancient city, the Cathedral of Marseilles, the building itself is built of white and black marble, is a 19th century Roman Byzantine architectural gem. Several tall glass windows inside are the only source of natural light inside the church.
There are countless collections, exquisite altars and the tomb of the respected bishop in the 18th century
In the middle of the 19th century, the architectural designer Esperandieu was invited to expand the church. The tall dome, colorful marble decorations and wonderful mosaic inlays inside the church gave a splendid, majestic and majestic effect. Unlike other churches, the walls inside the church are decorated with paintings donated by believers, tarot cards, model ships and war medals, etc. There are even ship models hung, highlighting the maritime characteristics of Marseille.
Marseille cathedral (Cathedrale Sainte Marie - Majeure DE Marseille) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, historical sites, France in 1896 as temple. Church built in 1852 to 1852, the Byzantine - Roman type style. The bulk of the old cathedral (Vieille Major) has been removed, the rest of the stand on the side, compared with the new cathedral, in the shade.
Zhuo''s cathedral was built in the twelfth century, belong to a Roman building, the cathedral of the stately, luxuriant elegance, are gems in the 19th century Byzantine Roman architecture, see today are the result of reconstruction, but inside still have a collection of 1122 Italian artist Luca Della Robbia (made an altar, and a 15th century to the altar of Lazarus. In addition, the church and the tomb of a venerable bishop.
As the cathedral of Marseille, the church is large in scale, and its Byzantine style is an important feature. Currently under renovation, the two towers on the front are covered with cloth and the other parts are basically completed. The interior is open normally, it seems that it has not been repaired, and the original appearance is maintained. Tourists can visit for free and take pictures. The nearby traffic is not very convenient, at least ten minutes walk from the subway station.