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Fort Saint-Jean

Vieux port, Marseille, France
+33 4 84 35 13 13
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“old port”(33 reviews)
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"old port"
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"modern museum"
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"free entry"
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"nice walk"
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"vieux port"
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"well worth the visit"
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"couple of hours"
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"le panier"
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"sunny day"
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"ramparts"
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"history"
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"harbour"
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"sea"
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"footbridge"
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"city"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Superbly renovated with great style and design. Beautiful place to wander around. Every view is great! The cafe is really good as well. Came back three times over the weekend it is that good.

Thank Iain P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fort St Jean is joined to the MuCEM by a bridge and the Panier by another. There was an unusual exhibit tied with Voyages imaginaires : Picasso et les ballets russes, design of costumes and backdrops Picasso did for the Russian ballet. A recent film...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our one day in Marseille Abbaye Saint-Victor was closed so we headed to Fort Saint-Jean. The fort buildings are free but you need to pay to go into the museum. It was a beautiful sunny afternoon and the water was absolutely sparkling. There were...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Great view from the Vieux Port, plenty of medieval architecture and interesting exhibition for a very affordable price

Thank Francois N
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Fort St Jean is a bit of a city oasis - within the walls the buzy Marseille outside disappears. It's connected to the MUCEM with a cool bridge. The Tour du Roi Rene provides a superb view over the old harbour and Notre Dame de...More

Thank Emma B
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The fort which guards the westernmost side of the entry to the old harbour, is a very impressive construction, and is being kept in an excellent condition we enjoyed walking around and in particular the view from some of the seaward walkways are very impressive...More

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Must do in Marseille, great views of the port, can explore multiple levels and its free of charge. Lovely seating area at the top, walkways to other surrounding areas.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

great overview of Marseille, nice walk to the port and to the museum MUCEM, a lot of history. Good to start with

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

It is a dirt where you can walk around for free it has got good views out to sea and of the port, it has a cafe and also has an audio guide you can listen too (you have to pay for that) the history...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

a must do for the view - a pity that the restaurant on the terrasse overlooking the ocean closes at 5 (museum closes at 6 during the winter months).... such a pity - definitely not adapted for tourists who would appreciate having a nice hot...More

Thank Theresa R
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