Marazion (/mærəˈzaɪən/; Cornish: Marhasyow) is a civil parish and town, on the shore of Mount’s Bay in Cornwall, England, UK. It is 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Penzance and the tidal island of St Michael’s Mount is half-a-mile offshore. At low water a causeway contacts it to the town and at tall water passenger boats carry visitors together with Marazion and St Michael’s Mount.
Marazion is a tourist resort when an nimble community of artists who develop and sell paintings and pottery in the town’s art galleries.
Marazion lies within the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Almost a third of Cornwall has AONB designation, with the thesame status and auspices as a National Park. On the western side of the town is Marazion Marsh, a RSPB coldness and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).