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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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A large 'Grand Place' in huge contrast to the rest of Nice where narrow one way streets are the rule. The legendary tram traverses thro' the centre of the square clanging away... read more

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A large 'Grand Place' in huge contrast to the rest of Nice where narrow one way streets are the rule. The legendary tram traverses thro' the centre of the square clanging away !!. The fountains add to its charm.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This large square is the perfect antidote for when you feel the narrow streets getting a bit claustrophobic. The fountains are beautiful, the colors of the buildings are so pleasing to photograph, and it's a great place to hang out for awhile.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice square in the center of the city , flanked on the south and North by parks and on the east and west by roads. There is the stop of the Little train that goes to the Castle Hill and a big shopping gallery (Lafayette) on the other side.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is amazing Day or Night. Tramway in the middle....fountain playground for thw kids too....amazing at night

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a lovely place to walk and enjoy the sights in Nice. the parks along from Place Massena are really beautiful

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Buzzing with people and all the big brands, this is a must visit also for its stunning architecture. You could reach Place Massena using the tram, or a walk either from the promenade or old town. In the evening we walked around the Promenade du Paillon, a 12 hectare park, adjacent to Place Massena, an oasis in the heart of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful area and so at ease with peple and surroundings 500 bus off Rue Paradis of this location Good for entertainment busking bars restauarants etc

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Place Massena is a large square with a fountain and a statue of Apollo. Next to it there's a beautiful and large park called "Promenade du Paillon" with water jets that are great fun for the kids. Galleries Lafayette is situated on Avenue Jean Medecin, around the corner from Place Massena. There's also a number of cafes and ice cream... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the trams the artitecture and the space,A great place to walk About catch a tram or just walk Start of the walking mall it's a must

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked up here at night and during the day, there wasn't too much happening when we were there. Some light sculptures on pillars light up the square at night

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