Velodrome Stadium

The Stade Vélodrome ( French pronunciation: [stad velɔdʁom] ) Known for sponsorship Reasons as the Orange Velodrome , is a multi-purpose stadium in Marseille , France . It is home to the Olympique de Marseille football club of Ligue 1 since it opened in 1937, and was a venue in the 1998 FIFA World Cup , the 2007 Rugby World Cup and the UEFA Euro 2016 . It sometimes hosts RC Toulon rugby club of the Top 14. It is the largest club in France, with a capacity of 67,344 spectators. The stadium is also used by the French rugby union team .

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Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations

The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM) (French: Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean ) is a national museum Located in Marseille , France. It was inaugurated on 7 June 2013 as part of Marseille-Provence 2013 , a year when Marseille was designated as the European Capital of Culture . [1]

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Marseille History Museum

The Marseille History Museum ( Musee d’Histoire de Marseille ) is the local historical and archaeological museum of Marseille in France . It was opened in 1983, the first historic city museum in France, to display the major archaeological findings discovered when the site was excavated in 1967 for commercial redevelopment and the construction of the Center’s stock exchange shopping center. The museum building, which is opened from within the center, opens onto the “garden of the remains”, a garden containing the stabilized archaeological remains of classical ramparts, port buildings, a necropolis and so on.

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Marseille Cathedral

Marseille Cathedral ( French : Cathedral Sainte-Marie-Major of Marseille or Cathedral of the Major ) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and a national monument of France , located in Marseille . It has been a basilica minor since 1896. It is the seat of the Archdiocese of Marseille (formerly the Diocese of Marseilles until its elevation in 1948).

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If Castle

The Chateau d’If is a fortress (later a prison) Located on the island of Yew, The Smallest island in the Friuli archipelago Situated in the Mediterranean Sea about 1.5 km ( 7 / 8 mile) offshore in the Bay of Marseille in southeastern France . It is famous for being one of the settings of Alexander Dumas’ adventure novel The Count of Monte Cristo . If is the French word for the yewtree.

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Fort Saint-Jean (Marseille)

Fort Saint-Jean is a fortification in Marseille , built in 1660 by Louis XIV at the entrance to the Old Port . Since 2013 it is linked by two thin bridges to the historical district The Basket , and to the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations , the first French national museum to be located outside Paris.

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Ratonneau is one of the islands of Friuli archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea , off the southern coast of France near Marseille . It is relatively long and thin, approximately 2.5 km long but at most 500 m wide and generally much narrower. It was connected to the near island of Pomègues , which runs roughly parallel, by a mole constructed in 1822 to create a port area.

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EM Heckel Botanical Garden

The botanical garden EM Heckel (12,000 m²), also known as the Botanical Garden of Marseille and the Borély Botanical Garden of Marseille , is a municipal botanical gardenlocated in the Borély Park at 48, Avenue Clot Bey, Marseille , Bouches-du-Rhône , Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur , France . It is open daily except Monday; admission fee is charged.

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Marseille Festival of Documentary Film

Marseille International Film Festival (in French the International Film Festival of Marseille of FIDMarseille ) is a documentary Film Festival Held yearly since 1989 in Marseille , France . The festival awards grand prizes in international and national categories. [1] The 2009 competition featured 20 documentaries in the international category and 14 in the French category. [2]

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The wasteland

La Friche de la Belle de Mai or The Friche – in English The Fallow or The Wasteland – is a tobacco factory near the Saint-Charles station in Marseille , in the neighborhood of Belle de Mai . In 1992, it was converted into a cultural complex. Presenting itself as a “pole of authors,” the Wasteland focuses its efforts primarily on the creation and production of works. It hosts dozens of international artists in residence [1]and it contains over sixty artistic and cultural structures of all disciplines (theater, dance, music, contemporary art, radio). It is also a place of show and broadcasting, it contains 2 concert rooms (The random cabaret, 900 places, and the cardboard, 1,200 places), it hosted several times the electronic and urban music festival Marsatac . La Friche includes a restaurant, a nursery, a playground for children, a library, a local food market, a skate shop, a skate park, family and community gardens and two new theaters. The Mediterranean Institute of Show Crafts will open in 2014.

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Harbor terraces

The Terrasses du Port is a commercial shopping center located in the 2nd arrondissement of Marseille . [1] The retail format contains 190 shops, including both domestic and international brands. The mall, which opens in the spring of 2014 also has a balcony of 2,600 square meters, offering a view of the harbor, La Joliette , hence the building’s name, which translates to “The Port Terraces”. [2]

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Longchamp Palace

The Palais Longchamp is a monument in the 4th arrondissement of Marseille , France . It houses the city’s Museum of Fine Arts and Natural History Museum . The surrounding park (The Longchamp Park ) is listed by the French Ministry of Culture as one of the Notable Gardens of France .

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