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Place Massena

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Neighbourhood: Centre
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Address: Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.

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Typical Central Square

Nice place to wander around & view - nothing much here other than shops & cafes but okay particularly on a sunny day if you want some shade.

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place to wander around & view - nothing much here other than shops & cafes but okay particularly on a sunny day if you want some shade.

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All great shops very close, in the middle of the square fantastic gardens and modern water fountains with beautiful effects!

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Kathmandu, null, Nepal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are there make sure to visit the places around and not only massena. The old town and French Rivera is a must go.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Nice, you can't really miss Place Massena, as it is a hub, one of the central squares in Nice, and is always so lively, full of people, all enjoying themselves, full of life and full of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.....just put on your walking shoes and go and enjoy it all! Just watch out for the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect for shopping, and enjoying thee sights etc just watch out when crossing the tram lines .do look on line and book tickets for the ballet and the opera A , a great evening in a beautiful setting and the cost is much cheaper both at in the U K

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Christmas Central with small rides for children and a market. Also a long promenade with seats to relax or take a nice stroll.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Place Masséna is the main square of the city. With the demolition of the Masséna Casino in 1979, the Place Masséna became more spacious and less dense and is now bordered by red ochre buildings of Italian architecture. In fact the square looks to be more Venician than French and this gives it a very wide sophisticated character. It... More 

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost like the city centre, a vibrant place full of activities. Enjoy the architecture around and has enough open spaces.

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Abergavenny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent place to sit and eat or have a wine or beer and watch the world go by.There are lots of restaurants and small bars for you to sit and spend a few quiet hours.

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Como, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A lovely big, open square, surrounded by shops and restaurants. There is always something going on here. Xmas is just lovely, the decorations & lighting are always superb. There is always an ice skating rink and some festive food stalls.

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