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Place Massena

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Address: Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.

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So much fun

It's such a beautiful place and there were so many things happening in the square when we were there. We saw Jazz musician playing from a hot air balloon, the euro cup final in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's such a beautiful place and there were so many things happening in the square when we were there. We saw Jazz musician playing from a hot air balloon, the euro cup final in the fan zone, hip hop break dancing at night, ate hearty salads, and drank great smoothies... All in the square. Loved it. You really get an... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a beautiful place and is a natural center for Nice. Galerie La Fayette is also located here together with cafe's and shops. In the evening there were dancers entertaining the crowd. A park is situated to the park and if you have children and the weather is warm its worth a visit because the children can take a 'shower'

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Skane County, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Here you can shop in the exclusive Galleries Lafayette. Bare in mind that there is no department for children, so it is only shopping for fashion. There are many reatsurants for lunch for a good price.

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Lowestoft, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Place Massena is a large central recreation area in Nice, sandwiched between the sea, the new town and the old town area. There are fountains, statues, large open spaces, and the whole area is a joy to explore. I have posted a few photos, which speak for themselves, so if visiting Nice don't miss it.

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely big square with lots of free entertainment and performers one street runs of it with shops and restaurants and another to the main shopping area and the train station, there also a big publis park area beside it that is free to use.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By day, watch the children, and some adults, enjoy the cooling fountains. Neptune presides over happy people enjoying the sights of old buildings and new art.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This great place will always be great, the beautiful fountain and the nice carved Massena statute shining like a sun, the night will show you enlightened colorful high statute.

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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place Massena is undoubtedly the most important and most beautiful square in Nice.I like facades on the buildings surrounding the square.It's real colour splash. Place Massena is large,with nice fountain,clean,with interesting tiles covering the surface,always lively,and it's actually center of the city. It's between new and old part of the city and near the sea.All in all,beautiful square in a... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from our Airbnb to this wonderful open area. Close to the beach and the Old Town. Lots of people, kids in the fountains, restaurants close with outdoor seating. Don't miss it, day or night. It's a beautiful part of Nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's in the middle of downtown, a good place to have some events, such as building up a football fan zone for Euro2016, giant screen for football match. There was a group of young men dancing at the square every night during my stay.

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