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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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Huddersfield
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Lovely square - architecture - sculptures - musicians - events - fountains - etc etc - a break from the narrow streets - a place to sit and ponder or pass through - pleasing x

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Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I remember Nice in the 80's and 90's traffic jams non-stop.now Place Massena is wide open with Avenue Jean Medecin connected directly to the Tramway and on your left and right "La Coulee verte" et Jardin Albert 1er! This is simply GREAT!

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Beatiful architectures and water shows. Lots of cafes, bars, shopping places and easy to reach position. Has a parking spot below.

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Enfield, UK
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The Place Massena is one of those places you cannot easily avoid. When I lived in Nice, we said that 'All roads lead to the Place Massena'. It is wide with fine statues and a fountain, but go at night and see the bodies on the poles lit up and changing colour - impressive and not as morbid as it... More

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Lakenheath, Suffolk
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142 reviews 142 reviews
64 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Once again, the city of Nice have done a great job. Everything is very clean, the lights and the fountains are lovely, and there is lots of space and places to sit.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit day or night. there's always a lot happening in this area. There are many restaurants & cafes, lots of stores, including larger department stores nearby, and many places stay open late.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

It's got some fountains that do different things. Sometimes a fine spray. Sometimes a jet. Children play in them. Well, there you go... And it's got some statues. Seven of them are men on top of columns. You know, men. Sitting and things like that. Hey, if that's your thing then off you go.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

absolutely beautiful piazza surrounded by pink and yellow buildings, great shopping, parks and fountains. parks are great for kids.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Beautifully restored. Great to watch the trams going back and forth, with the terracotta and green buildings and azure sky behind. The sculptures on the poles light up in different colours at night - fantastic!

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Holte, Denmark
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The Christmas lights, the music, the new water fountains... The ice skate rink and the expensive shops.

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