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“Another beautiful locale” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Monastere de Cimiez

Monastere de Cimiez
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Private Half-Day Tour of Nice and Surroundings from Cannes
Ranked #14 of 214 things to do in Nice
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Another beautiful locale”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2014

On a hill above Nice in Cimiez, i think, is this convent and garden. It's also across the park from the Matisse Museum which is well worth the trip. Lovely views from up there too.

Visited June 2014
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Londres-Nice
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2014

You could spend half day in the area visiting the church, the beautiful gardens, walk through the Olive grove to the Matisse Museum, if interested with archeology there is a Roman site on the premises and through the exit opposite the monastery you can walk around the beautiful Regina Palace where Queen victoria used to stay and where Matisse died. If curious enough there are still beautiful properties in the area.

Visited June 2014
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Cairo, Egypt
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“good views”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2014

15 min from down town by bus. Walking and taking photos took one hour. More time is needed to visit the church and the museum.

Visited June 2014
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Prato, Italy
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Garden is wonderful!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2014

I went there for the first time about 15 years ago for a marriage and felt in love with that place! The Convent is really nice and I came back during "Nuits Musicales" for a classical music concert in the Cloitre. The atmosphere is fascinating and the garden is really beautiful!

Visited May 2014
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“A poetic place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2014

Best at the end of the afternoon , when the light becomes orange. Beautiful gardens overlooking the city. Peaceful and quiet atmosphere. Don't miss the Matisse painting museum, and the Nice archeological museum, and roman arena close to the monastery.

Visited May 2014
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