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Cathédrale de la Major

Historic site and monument, Religious heritage, Cathedral, 19th C in Marseille 2ème

  • The new cathedral "La Major" was built by Léon Vaudoyer between 1852 and 1893 in a romano-byzantine style.

  • Its exotic style and sumptuous interior decoration are reminiscent of Orient churches. It is the largest cathedral built since the Middle Ages. It is located on the site of the baptistery of the Gauls " les Gaules" and adjoins the former cathedral " La Major", which was cut down by two spans in the mid-19th century. Worthseing : the statues of Botinelly, this "Carli", the altars of "Cantini" and the tomb of " Saint Eugène de Mazenod". Parish priest : Alain Ottonello.ouverture

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    Its exotic style and sumptuous interior decoration are reminiscent of Orient churches. It is the largest cathedral built since the Middle Ages. It is located on the site of the baptistery of the Gauls " les Gaules" and adjoins the former cathedral " La Major", which was cut down by two spans in the mid-19th century. Worthseing : the statues of Botinelly, this "Carli", the altars of "Cantini" and the tomb of " Saint Eugène de Mazenod". Parish priest : Alain Ottonello.ouverture

    Opening times of the cathedral : every day from 10am to 7pm in summer and from 10am to 6pm in winter. Closed on tuesday.

    Parish reception : at "Saint-Laurent" church from tuesday to saturday from 2 to 6:30 pm
    Tel : 04 91 90 01 82
    Rector of the cathedral : André Mariotti
    Parish priest : Alain Ottonello

    Masses are celebrated at "Saint-Laurent" church and at "Les Accoules" church :
    At "Saint-Laurent" church : Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 pm, sunday and feast day at 10:30 am.
    At "Les Accoules" church : on saturday and the day before the feast day at 6 pm.
    Accessible for disabled
  • Environment

    • Close to a public transportation
    • Bus stop < 500 m
    • Subway station < 500 m
Services
  • Equipment

    • Car park
    • Parking
    • Coach parking
  • Services

    • Shop
    • Guided tours
Openings
  • From June 1, 2021
    until September 30, 2021
  • From October 1, 2021
    until May 31, 2022
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Monday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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