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Place Massena

Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France (Centre)
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Ranked #7 of 125 Attractions in Nice
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We passed through the square several times during our visit to Nice as it lies on the borders of the "Old Town" and the "Promenade des Anglais". It's a broad expanse with fountains, statues on top of high poles, and with park areas to the North and South. There is a tram stop for access to elsewhere in the city,... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This historical villa next to Negresco hotel is so nice and charming. To can see it from Promenade de Anglais. To get in there you need to go around to the next street. The main entrance is in the small building next too the villa. At the entrance you will get a ticket (it is free). Then go inside and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Nice are to walk around in the and evening A lot of tourists around most of the year . It is quite a relaxing atmosphere

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Bournemouth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

A large square which has a tram running down the middle . The tram goes to the train station. This lovely sqaure has wonderful buildings that you want to gaze at. From here you can find the shops & lots of places to eat to suit all budgets!

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North Babylon, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Pretty square with open spaces and many shops along the way. Water features on both sides of the square where children and adults walked through and took many pictures.

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Highlands
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We were lucky to be staying just yards from this beautiful place and passed through it often on our way. The trams pass through here every few minutes . The buildings around the Place are colourful and lovely . Well worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

As I know, that Place was renovated a few years ago. The buildings look very well preserved. And there is a lot of amenities around.

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Longwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Place Massena is simply gorgeous , day and night , the parks are great for kids and adults too! Just go and walk around especially at night and enjoy it! And watch out for the tram!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

the art in this area is lovely and the "mist" is magical. The fountains and park was also lovely. In the evening, there are a lot of teenagers here so it didn't feel as safe as during the day but was nice to see the art all lit up.

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Indiana
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

At all times of the day, this plaza is filled with people. My favorite time is the evening, when the well-designed lighting is on full display. All along the Place are sculptures on long poles that change color. Further up Jean Medecin, colored lights criss-cross the avenue. There is often live music that further enhances the vitality of the space.... More

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