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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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Fantastic fountains!

Worth visiting the Place Massena at night when the fountains are illuminated, also the sculptures and blue overhead lights going along the tram route.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Worth visiting the Place Massena at night when the fountains are illuminated, also the sculptures and blue overhead lights going along the tram route.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Place Massena is a beautiful square and i would definitely recommend visiting however it is not a long activity. It is a quaint square near to the old town, the shopping street (Jean Medecin) and a street with lots of restaurants and creperies. Place massena has a lovely atmosphere at night. You can also catch the tram there, or arrive... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Close to the promenade is a nice place to cool, infact there is a lot of fountains where you can walk on and refresh yourself

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Always something happening. Excellent performers, a place to sit and enjoy free wifi. Fun water park for kids, or adults! Brilliant atmosphere.

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Seaham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Fantastic place, this square offers it all, lots of water for hot days, you can walk off the main square into one of the public parks where there are fountains / mists to walk through. Is a great place, lots of street entertainment

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Place Massena is very much a thriving, bustling area both during the day and night. It is a hive of activity and includes a tram line running through it. There is a big department store called Galleries Lafayette which is good if you enjoy shopping. There are plenty of restaurants nearby too. There are poles on top of which are... More 

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Darlo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A beautiful square in Nice worth spending a bit of time wandering around and sampling the atmosphere. There are grassed areas great for chilling out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

My husband and I stayed at a flat overlooking the Place. It is a beautiful Place, but nothing that special in our book. There a your typical street performers at night and fountains for children. Overall, it is worth a quick walk through, but not a main attraction.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is beautiful square in Nice. Right in the city centre. There is tram station next to it which takes you to the shopping street of Nice. There were this guys performing shows and playing music at Massena square

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

So this is the big square in Nice and it looks nice but is really nothing special. During nights there might be some performing artists, but if you miss this place its not a big disaster

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