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The Basilica of Our Lady of the Guard is located at 13281 Fort Street of the Sanctuary in Marseille. It straddles the neighborhoods of Vauban and Roucas Blanc and overlooks the city of which it has become the symbol.
Its construction began in 1853, only to be completed in 1864. The architect in charge of the basilica was the Protestant Henri Esperandieu whose style follows the Roman-Byzantine influence. It is intended to replace a chapel bearing the same name.
Our Lady of the Guard is like a real palladium of the city of Marseille. Since the Middle Ages, she is considered the guardian of fishermen and sailors. In 1793, the basilica served as a prison for the Duke of Orleans Philippe Égalité and other princes. Its architecture is marked by a decorative concern using materials with contrasting colors. Regarding his interior, he favors the worship of the Virgin through polychrome mosaics.
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