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“On your way up!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cimiez Convent (Monastere de Cimiez)

Cimiez Convent (Monastere de Cimiez)
Place Jean Paul II, 06000 Nice, France
04 93 81 00 04
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Ranked #11 of 121 attractions in Nice
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
Activities: Picnicking
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Martinique
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“On your way up!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

You can include the Chagall museum. Then bus (15 or 22) it to Matisse museum set in olive tree garden and then conclude with the wonderfull monastery church. You can catch the bus 17 just round the corner from the church that takes you back down and you can stop at the modern arts museum. Or you can walk back down on a series of stairways that ends up at the old port.

Visited June 2013
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“Really neat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Free, worth it, historic, and the gardens are great. You'll feel like a local with all the neighbours relaxing in the garden.

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Sussex
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“Interesting visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Very interesting visit to the old Franciscan monastery at Cimiez, and beautiful gardens with views back down across Nice to the sea.

Combined with a visit to the Matisse museum, and a stroll through the olive grove and Roman ruins, it is well worth the No. 15 bus ride up the hill from Nice.

Visited June 2013
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“Another little gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Once again one of those not so well known tourist attractions but well worth the visit.Regretably not much information in English which seems quite typical in most places in France but I really enjoyed it

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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“beautiful church stunning gardens”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

there was a service on (children's confirmation I believe) but they were happy for people to come and join in. Parking isn't easy if church is busy otherwise it's a good place to park for the Museums. The Convent museum was closed between 1 & 2 - so check on opening times as I missed out on that but the gardens made it worthwhile- beautiful rose-beds and other mixed beds, an attractive shaped box garden with water features and stunning views all around under leafy arbors- a little gem and free

Visited June 2013
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