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Obélisque de Mazargues, Marseille

Obélisque de Mazargues - Marseille, France
Obélisque de Mazargues
Rond-Point de Mazargues, Marseille, France 13009Map
+33 491 39 3333
Neighborhood: 9th arrondissement
Overview

This copy of the Luxor obelisk erected in Paris is the work of Penchaud. Scultped in stone from Cassis, it dates back to 1811 and is located at the juncture of Boulevard Michelet and Boulevard du Redon. The obelisk was made fashionable by Napoleon, upon returning from his Egyptian campaign. This one was successfully moved in its entirety from Place Castellane to Mazargues.

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Obélisque de Mazargues General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: métro: Rond-Point-du-Prado
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