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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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  • The retail heart of the city wrapped in great architecture with sleek trams floating by on the streets. If you want to relax Promenade du Paillon a major park with the world's largest reflecting pond....  more
    The retail heart of the city wrapped in great architecture with sleek trams floating by on the streets. If you want to relax Promenade du Paillon a major park with the world's largest reflecting pond....  more »
  • Beautiful square between the beaches and the central Avenue. Lots of tourists around, lovely scene featuring the locals too 
    Beautiful square between the beaches and the central Avenue. Lots of tourists around, lovely scene featuring the locals too  more »
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  • Really interesting square that leads to many fun places ❤!
  • 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!

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