Mazarin District

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Historic district
13100 Aix-en-Provence
This grid-pattern district was designed in the 17th century by Archbishop Mazarin, the Cardinal's brother.
It was a "luxury housing estate" for members of Parliament and the bourgeoisie of the period, arranged around two main roads: rue Cardinale and rue du 4 Septembre.

Rue Cardinale: its name still recalls Archbishop Mazarin, who became a Cardinal. Its magnificent private mansions make it one of Aix's most attractive streets.

It crosses place de la fontaine des Quatre Dauphins the fountain dates from 1667 and was created by the sculptor Jean-Claude Rambot. Its circular basin is made of...


Mazarin District
13100 Aix-en-Provence
Updated on 11 February 2022 at 13:56
by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence
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