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Place Stanislas

Nancy, France
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Nancy
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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London
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275 reviews 275 reviews
72 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Our second time to Nancy and were again drawn to Place Stanislaw. Best enjoyed with a café or aperitivo overlooking the square.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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78 reviews 78 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

A combination of old and new, the incredible variety of people, little streets that seem to start from here, with all kind of stores, boutiques ... Sitting at one of the terraces, overseeing all of this, with a good glass of wine, delicious food ... It is hidden, because all tourists drive with 130 Km per hour on their way... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We were fortunate to see the light and sound show in Stanislas Place in September. It was quite breath taking, especially as it was also the anniversay of Liberation and they showed the history of the war as well. The Square is the loveliest we have seen in all of Europe. Great during the day too. Just sit and have... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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10 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Place Stanislas is the heart of Nancy. It's a large cobbled square flanked on all sides by grand old buildings and with a statue of King Stanislas of Poland dead centre. There are cafés and restaurants aplenty, and a particularly fine ice cream & waffle shop, with some very exotic ice flavours (you may need a French dictionary). Place Stanislas... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was fortunate enough to catch the last Rendez-vous Place Stanislas of the season this September. It was gorgeous and I highly recommend going around that time if you can. By day, it's also dazzling. The golden gates, the Hôtel de Ville, it's all amazing. The main attraction of Nancy!

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This sweet square is formed by buildings all around, with ornate gates and fountains in the corner and lined with cafes and restaurants. It's beautiful at night, and during summer months there's a light show. During the day, it's a great place to sit with a coffee or beer and people watch.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Cafés all around, lots of activities, museums, hotels, etc. I recommend the mini trolley tour of the city,which begins in this square.

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West Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

They say it is the 3rd nicest square in the world next to Morocco and Prague. I haven't been to either of them, but this one is beautiful and the light show is extraordinary.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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89 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Very nice square in the heart of Nancy surrounded by historic buildings with the monumental statue of ex-polish king Stanislas, who fleet to France. Just sit down on a bend and be delighted by the beauty of the baroque architecture around you.

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tripoli
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

When you are in the middle of Place Stainslas you feel that the history takes you back in that century. sitting in a cafe makes you forget the time you spend there.

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