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. See Place Massena and all Nice has to offer by arranging your trip with our Nice online trip itinerary maker.
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  • This is an unusually large, open area with sculptures and shops, cafes and architecture. Don't need a long time here to appreciate it. Either take some photos or sit down and watch the world pass you....  more
    This is an unusually large, open area with sculptures and shops, cafes and architecture. Don't need a long time here to appreciate it. Either take some photos or sit down and watch the world pass you....  more »
  • very famous is the main place to visit when your taking vacation to the city of nice. you will find all types of public transport to take where ever you want (cannes, Monaco, italy....) 
    very famous is the main place to visit when your taking vacation to the city of nice. you will find all types of public transport to take where ever you want (cannes, Monaco, italy....)  more »
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  • Very disappointed with the way the carnival was conducted. The place itself was ok but man is there 0 information about what happens on opening night. They say its free for entry and then when you queue up suddenly everyone has tickets. They block the whole view from the sides for the carnival and hold it in a super exclusive staged area. We travelled all the way from UK for this for nothing. If people say we should have bought tickets in advance, its clearly mentioned on the website that its free on opening day and doesn't mention about any tickets!
  • Beautiful place with a lot going on all the time. So worth going there!

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