Place Massena, Nice

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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. Use our Nice vacation planner to arrange your visit to Place Massena and other attractions in Nice.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Alot of stores! Shop till you drop and say goodbye to your money. Hahah. You can walk for hours. If you're tired, you can take a break.  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Beautiful place with cosy cafes. Plenty of shopping opportunities that covet every heart. Very clean, nicely designed with tram stop directly at the square
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  • August 17, 2017
    very large square, with even the official store of Nice football (soccer for those who appreciate of course). We especially enjoyed the part of the square where there are fountains, including the little one enjoyed the afternoon
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  • June 11, 2017
    A great location and a cool modern room. I actually didn't expect it to be this nice. A wonderful basket of breads and coffee in the morning made it a fantastic experience.
  • July 8, 2017
    The ancient traditional square of Nice, it has been a little bit too modernized but it's a beautiful place to see . There are the well conservated ancient buildings of typical architecture. They so restored the old great fountain with greek statues.
  • March 6, 2017
    A beautiful picturesque place. A must-see on Nice. The flat bricked ground is perfect for skating/skate boarding. Not sure if that's allowed? There's a park for kids with water shooting from the ground right next to this square. The shopping street just a short walk away.
  • August 2, 2017
    Fountains should have water right? Kids were dissapoited for they just squirted few time in 20 mins...
  • March 26, 2017
    A lovely place to visit, great open space to either sit and relax or just to walk through. Very clean and tidy. Lots of lovely shops to browse as well.

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