Place Massena, Nice

Place Massena features broad pathways, contrasting colors, and notable surrounding buildings. From here, the old city is within easy reach, as are the sea and the main shopping thoroughfares. The square has seven resin statues representing the seven continents, created by Jaume Plensa, a Spanish artist who specialized in monumental art. See Place Massena and all Nice has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nice online trip itinerary maker .
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  • A very huge and pretty square with beautiful buildings..pass by it on your way to the beach or the old town..  more »
  • This is a very large square with interesting sculptures to view. There are also some lovely gardens leading off the square with water fountains the children love to run through. There is also a childr...  more »
  • Massena is a strange image. No idea why that's standing, but surreal.
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  • City centre good for hangout It is well connected by tram, busses and even Nice central train station. This is large square with lots of activities and entertainment. Many shops and restaurants are located alongside this square. Sea beach is on walkable distance.
  • Wide opened park with playful fountain and the art sculpture of Jaume Plensa, shops, Apollo....bright sunshine...
  • The fountain is brilliant with kids!
  • Massena Statue , Tourists Land Mark-Nice/France Old City Excellent Tourists Hub/Location..
  • Convenient location!
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