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 nice Place in the Centre where you can linger for a short time. It's very turbulent and very busy. If you take a break a short time, then it is enough.
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  • The easiest way to orient yourself in the centre of Nice is by Massena Square. Around you will find streets that lead to shops, restaurants and hotels. It is worth seeing the night square when its statues are illuminated. With checkered Floor, it has features of modern art with sculptures of the Catalan artist Jaume Plensa positioned on very high pedestals, which gain a special atmosphere at night, when the seven statues of men kneeling that make up the work, Representing the seven continents, they receive a light with vibrant colors. With a statue of Apollo about seven meters high in the central part, the fountain located at one end is another attraction of this square, depicting several stories of Greek mythology.
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  • Beautiful view, clean rooms, stuff are cool and helpful. Not the cheapest but not that expensive. Overall a pleasant experience
  • Went into a lovely shop. Nice Minerales. Beautiful hand crafted jewellery. Lovely owners have just opened. Great gifts.
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