Marseille is the second biggest city in France and is home to intricately adorned buildings. It lies on the Mediterranean coast and has a very similar climate to those countries situated in the Middle East. Because of this, tourists are constantly flocking to Marseilles for its great weather, stunning architecture and wine. Let’s take a gander at some of the best architecture Marseilles has to offer.
Cité Radieuse de Marseille
Also known as the “Radiant City” this colorful piece of architecture is a residential building designed by le Corbusier in the early 1950s. The design is considered part of the Unesco World Heritage is a take to the stacked apartment style but with an added flair.
The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations boasts an impeccable exterior and an alluring interior. It also has a cafe inside that’s worth checking out and to take a break from roaming around the huge museum. There’s a big section of Mediterranean culture and history that showcases great painters in this region. Definitely worth checking out.
Vieux Port Pavilion
This piece of architecture isn’t just a plank of the mirror standing on stilts. It’s more than that – it’s an invitation for the people to utilize the space for creative events. The reflection creates an illusion of increased space and is a great way to get people thinking about their surrounding architecture.