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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
Overview

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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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: métro: Colbert
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