MuCEM, Marseille, France. The Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations houses an important collection of the Mediterranean civilization. Besides its cultural significance, MuCEM is also an impressive structure, an architectural creation by Rudy Ricciotti.
The building is situated on the Old Port of Marseille and is overlooking another great building – the historic Fort Saint-Jean. Both buildings are connected with a bridge. The museum features garden and viewpoints, from where panoramic views to the city and sea open. Moreover, there are two restaurants run by chef Gérald Passédat.
Why to go there?
Great architecture, various cultural activities and venues, delicious food.
When to go there?
All year round. There is a permanent exhibition, as well as various events, that take place all through the year.
How to get there?
A few buses run there. Also it is a short walk from the Cathedral and the Old Port.
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Lead photo by julien li
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