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Arc de Triomphe of Porte d'Aix, Marseille

Arc de Triomphe of Porte d'Aix - Marseille, France
Arc de Triomphe of Porte d'Aix
Place Jules Guesde, Marseille, France 13003Map
+33 491 13 8900
Neighborhood: 3rd arrondissement

Modelled on the ancient Arc d'Orange, this monument was constructed by Penchaud in 1823 to commemorate the victories of the French Revolution and the First Empire, and as a tribute to the glory of the Republic, the Consulate, and the Empire. With its inscriptions and bas-reliefs, and sculpture by David d'Angers and Ramey, the arch marks the old entrance to the city. Admission: Free

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Arc de Triomphe of Porte d'Aix General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: métro: Colbert
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