Rue de la République

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Square
  • 19th C
Rue De la République 13002 Marseille 2ème
It was in 1860 that the decision was made to open the rue Impériale according to the urban planning principles of the Second Empire, but also according to hygienic theories and an obvious concern for beautification.
La Rue de la République.
In 1860 a decision was taken to create the Rue Impérial in order to meet with Second Empire town planning demands but also to comply with theories concerning public health and to beautify the town. This long straight street was in the Parisian Haussman style and was also intended to connect the city's historic centre to the newly-built Joliette port. The port was built in 1844 to cater for the rapidly increasing trading sector.
Two major problems, that of a...


Rue de la République
Rue De la République 13002 Marseille 2ème
Updated on 25 April 2022 at 21:23
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