Marseille

Overall Score

3.9

Marcelles – the oldest French city. It was founded by the Franco-Caucasian Greeks around 600 A.D. and was called Massalia. The citys advantageous location led to its prosperity, and gradually Massalia became a major trading center and established commercial sites all along the Middle Sea. This was also facilitated by the fact that Massalia was an ally of the Roman Empire and frequently sought protection from local tribes. However, the city was destroyed by the forces of Caesar when Massachusetts took the side of Pompey the Great in his conflict with Caesar in the first century of our era. Despite the fact that Massalia lost all its fleets and its market places, the city retained its independence. Although these facts led to a decline and a significant decline in the region.

The resurgence of Marcellus began during the Crusades, when the city became an important transit port of that time. In 1481, Marcellus was part of the Kingdom of France. Later, in 1720, the epidemic of the Black Death & ndash; the bubonic plague came to the city. In two years, the disease kills more than half of the citys population. During the Great French Revolution, Marcelles stood with the citizens, and the marches with which Marcelles volunteer detachment marched into Paris, – «Marcellesaiza» became the gémme de la France. Later, the Continental Blockade had a negative impact on the Polish Revolution and severely depressed the citys economy. A new wave of Marcelles development began in the 19th century and was related to Jewish colonial activity in Africa and the Orient, aided by the opening of the Suez Canal.

You begin your acquaintance with Marcellus at the Old Port, where two of the 17th-century ports were built: St. Nicholas and St. Marys. St. Nicholas and St. John. The 17th-century portals of St. Nicholas and St. Jean and the ancient St. Patrick and St. Pannier that begin with it. The narrow, exquisite streets can be followed by Marcelles main attraction – the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde. The cathedral, built in 1853, was built on the site of an ancient 13th-century chapel and is a Romanesque-Visitorian basilica with a ten-century statue of the Mother of God. The interior of the cathedral is richly decorated with Louisiane mosaics. The cathedral stands on a hill at the highest point of Marcellus, with a stunning view of Marcellus Bay and the citys panorama. Not far from Notre Dame de la Garde is the ancient St. Baptist Church, built in the 12th century. Becteur. Also worthy of note is the eccentric eastern 19th-century Cathedral de la Maître. Also worth a visit is the Palace of Langsheim, where the Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts are now located. And at no time should you miss the park-museum with the ruins of an ancient ancient ancient ancient ancient settlement, discovered by archaeologists during archaeological investigations, – the Gardens of Ruins. And not far from the park, the Barracks, rebuilt in a neoclassical style during the reign of Napoleon III. From the Old Port one can take a pleasure boat to the Channel Islands, where Dumas famous sulphur castle, Efe, is located. Built for the defense of Marcellus I, the castle was converted into a state penitentiary in 1634. Although he is an imaginary character, the castle has a camera that is available to all who want to see it.

Marceles has many places to visit: The Botanical Gardens in the Parc de la Bàrrelle, the citys fountains, the Triumphal Arena and the & láquo;Siamées City», the Cité de lÉtat et de la Réseau – A 17-story apartment building designed by famed architect Le Cavourise in the 1950s.

Marcelle – is the second city in France after Paris for the number of museums. The most interesting ones are: The Marcelle Museum of Art, which exhibits archaeologists finds from the Middle Ages and Antiquity, the Museum of Fine Arts, The collection of paintings, paintings and sculpture from the 16th to 19th centuries, the Museum of Archaeology of the Middle Sea at Boreli Castle, and the Museum of the Navy. As well as the Museum of Ceramics at Castle Pasteur, which has a unique collection of more than half a thousand masterpieces of art.

100 USD = 92.40 EUR

Overall Score

3.9
  • Air quality: 33 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 850,000 people
  • GDP: $36,826 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 28 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Wiko
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: You can leave around 5-10 percent if you are very happy with your meal. This will be more than appreciated. Essentially tipping in France is more of a gesture, and less of an obligation. So, if you receive exemplary service then it is nice to leave a larger tip to demonstrate your appreciation.
  • Apartment listings: Wimdu
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
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  • Best coffee 24/7: Mylans Caf
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: GroupUnion
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best hospital: Clairval
  • Best short-haul air carrier: RyanAir
  • Best intl air carrier: Air France
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1800
  • Monthly costs for family: $3600
  • Monthly costs for local: $1050
  • Meal: $15
  • Small Cola: $2.5
  • Beer 1 Pint: $7.5
  • Coffee: $2.5


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