Place de Lenche

Nowadays, Massalia's former agora is a bustling square surrounded by façades with iron balconies. It overlooks the Old Port opposite the Théâtre de la Criée and, thanks to the café terraces and restaurants, it is always lively.

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Address:

Place de Lenche, 13000 Marseille

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