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Place Massena

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Address: Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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Description: A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
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Shop 'til you drop @ Place Massena

This is where a lot of the shopping stores are located. We were there between 15th Jan. and 15th Feb so there were loads of discounts available. Take the tram everywhere so you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is where a lot of the shopping stores are located. We were there between 15th Jan. and 15th Feb so there were loads of discounts available. Take the tram everywhere so you can save your feet for shopping and walking the Place afterwards.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Many people were in the park at noontime eating their lunches while children played in the fountains. It is a nice greenbelt to enjoy and you can use this area as a point of departure towards old town or to catch a bus to the museums.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I loved that place, especially in day time. In the evening there were different performances made there, especially enjoyed live jazz performance. Not very safe at night, pretty dark, a few people there. Fountains are spectacular. Loved jumping in them, made lots of great pictures. Nice French shops are around, where you can find something interesting, also the botiques are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Place Massena is a central square of Nice. There was the local Christmas Market when I visited (in its final week). The square is lovely, and is worth a visit.

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Diss, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We loved this park. The fountains were wonderful. There was a big wheel in the park which we tried. Beautiful views if Nice. There was a Christmas feel to the park, even in January with the little gazebo all lit up with fairy lights and the various fairground rides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Nice is a great city. I've lived here for approximately 13 years. La Place Masséna has changed considerably since I arrived. It is so lovely now. A definite stop while you are here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The 'Place Massena' is a large, pedestrianised square which south, faces the sea, and North, looks into the blue hills behind the town. In daylight you are surrounded by ochre walls and green shutters, busy life surrounded by hills and shops of every kind, but best at night for street life, lit-up fountains and statues of...Buddhas? Men in yoga poses...?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The road were black & white tiles with a track for trams to go through. A lot of of people come here for the food and to hang out at the park. It's a lovely place to catch up with friends too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Indeed if you re after cigars then 1 min walk from the squre next to the Hippopotamus restaurant - do not go - you ll find this newsagent with a good range of cigars if youre into this. Much cheaper than in the UK! Head north and you ll dive into the main shopping area along the tram line. Walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was there in december, before Christmas. There was a outdoor show with light special effects and song, including Tom Jobim, and a watershed show that moved up and down according to the music, computer-controlled

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