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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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The excellent heart of Nice

From here, you can reach the old town, the promenades and the shopping district within less than 5 minutes. Moreover, the place itself is both very well proportioned, has fine... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gunnar G
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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351 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From here, you can reach the old town, the promenades and the shopping district within less than 5 minutes. Moreover, the place itself is both very well proportioned, has fine sculptures and fountains and it is full of many different forms of city life.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great square. We got a little road train. Everything is assesable from here so much to do in this area.

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Ellijay, Georgia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything the traveler needs can be found here. Crowds easy to manage. all types of vendors and restaurants.

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Orpington Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The square is great for photo opportunities and selfies as it is very photogenic with the fountains and statutes, not to mention the archways in front of the parades of shops. and column parade. Nearby are shops, cafes, eateries, the tram and buses and a short walk to the promenade.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to visit on our three days in Nice. If you look for a clean city do not go . Don't use the Nice le grand tour for hop on hop off. Three bus changes for one hour tour with not audio

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Place Massena is a lovely old square to spend some time when in Nice and is close to beach and restaurants. Lovely old fountain as well.

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit. Lots of restaurants nearby and just a few steps away from the ocean boardwalk.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place Massena is a beautiful square with a gorgeous fountain surrounded by wonderful curving buildings. Even the public transit rail train is gorgeous and quiet. Place Massena is a great jumping off point for gardens along Ave. de Verdun or to Ave. Jean Medecin which leads to great back streets and allys or Cours Saleya with its farmers market and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wide expanse of concrete really. Strange fountain as focal point. But the park with large water feature was gorgeous. Dont miss wandering through this lovely setting or taking time to sit with a picnic.

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Menton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a magnificent square with Poseidon fittingly on the side of the sea, parks on both sides and architecturally homogeneous buildings on all sides that remind me of Madrid. The new trams add to the feeling of a big town. Why the lowish mark? I think the restaurants and shops under the arcades are horrible.What would General Massena have... More 

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