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Place Massena

Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France (Centre)
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Ranked #7 of 127 Attractions in Nice
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Owner description: A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The Massena square is a great central spot for Nice, close to the sea with beautiful architecture and nice shopps/ clubs. In the night it is very much alive as it is often the meeting place of people from Nice, going out in the Old City. The Appollo fountain is very beautifull as well as the Parc du Paillon.

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Grasse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The Place Massena was one of the first places my French wife took me to when showing me Nice one evening. We were there again in October, eight years on, and for me it still has the same magic. Its kind of modern and stylish at the same time and above all BIG. There are often interesting buskers around and... More

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

This is the place to go to if you want to start exploring Nice. There are giant statues on poles that are strategically placed on the square and at night these statues are lit in different colours that they stand out! There are shops around the area and a very large Galleries Lafayette Department Store in a pink building. There... More

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

After the tramway is done, and the upgrade of the Place Massena and the additional park gives the people a place to relax. I love it when they have the village de Noel, the smell of hot wine, hot cocoa and the chorus warms your heart.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is very interesting place. Centrally located has these 7 statues n tht denote the 7 continents. Interesting! The whole shopping street runs around this place. It's full of life this place. You can sit here n jus keep watchin people. There r super cool places in and around this place, like a water fountain

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

What a cool place to just people watch, especially on a beautiful sunny day. From here you can go to all the essential Nice attractions and there are many! Wander around Place Massena and drink in its beauty and charm

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Square at the base of the main shopping area. Very busy with visitors and shoppers. Parking underground. Since they built the new garden greenway, this plaza serves as one of the primary entry points. During the jazz festival this is where to congregate to watch the crowds and hear the music. Steps to the ocean and Cours Saleya. Sometimes there... More

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Crawley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice walking area full of restaurants nearby. Easy access thanks to the tram. It is one of the many areas where you can have a nice walk just outside the old town. At night the decoration is quite interesting and worth the detour to see the water mirror “Miroir d’eau”.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Good central Location, shopping, tram, gardens and old city all just a moments walk away. If you are discovering Nice on foot your cant help but come across this square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We walked through The Place every day to get to our destinations. So beautiful, I loved the water fountains coming from the walk misting the people as they strolled by, beautiful plants and greenery, places to sit along the way, great place to catch a tram, bus, taxi. A magnificent place to walk through before you hit the beach and... More

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