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Place Massena

Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France (Centre)
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Ranked #7 of 122 attractions in Nice
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
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CAVAN
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

lovely park leading north and south from this sq. with fabulous fountains, very central close to many cafes and shops,live music every night while we were there very safe large police presence

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Eagle River, Alaska
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118 reviews 118 reviews
50 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This was our first trip to Europe. Nice was the most accessible city we visited. Or at least the one we felt most comfortable in on our own. We caught the bus to the Matisse Museum from the Place Massena - without our guide. The Pace Massena is quite beautiful, also.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We arrived in Nice by train from nearby Menton and made our way to the Place Massena as the starting point for our day in Nice. It is centrally located, has some great architecture, fountains, steam water jets etc, and other sights worthwhile visiting are easily accessible. From here make I would recommend making your way up the Place du... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Place Massena seemed to be the heart of the city, if you spend a couple of minutes there you get a real feel of Nice, you see people of all kinds and you get to admire the interesting architecture of the square. Impromptu breakdancing occurs every evening and the splashy water fixtures are a constant treat for kids and adults.... More

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189 reviews 189 reviews
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Now that the nearby renovations have been completed we decided to spend an afternoon in what was once one of our favourite places to visit. We were not disappointed. The trendy cafe bars are a fabulous place to sit and people watch. The hustle and bustle of life in France passes you by almost at a fast forward pace. Great... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The scale and beauty of this square is simply stunning. Fabulous architecture, art work, fountains. See it both by day and by night to fully appreciate it.

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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

this is agreat place to just sit a while away some time especially if it's warm. Street actors and players entertain in the day and by night it is lit up and a buzzing place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Nice open space in town center, just between the old city and the shopping malls. Great art, music and performers - just sit and watch!

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Abu Halifa, Kuwait
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Its a must for elders but a must must for Kids. Be prepared for a shower in fountain on a bid square. Good view. Dont forget to Keep a towel with you.

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Dundalk, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This location is dire. The sewers in the old are odious!! If you feel like a trip back to pre WW2 the romance era go! Otherwise be advised to steer well clear.

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