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Place Massena

Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Its very good and rather best place in nice to do shopping and have drink n dine . connectivity by tram . affordable place and good shooping can be done here

Thank 859rajiva
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm not big on a large square filled with people, but sometimes it is quite lovely to just people watch. If you're lucky, a pianist will entertain onlookers with classical piano.

Thank Murat D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place Massena is the center of the city. Promenade du Paillon with fountain park is next to Place Massena. The park has lots of fun for the kids.

Thank Tiina S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Square Massena is the main square in Nice. This square has a beautiful fountain with big baroque statues along with some new modern touch

Thank Bertagudjons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a water park on the eastern side of massena square with red, white and blue fountains at night and no barriers to stop you playing amongst the fountains. The square is on the tram route. On the western side of the square there...More

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed near place Massena, lots of people and with the team that passes by every few minutes, does become dangerous to cross from one side to the other. The is a little bistro / terasse across from the Nespresso store that has a great 50...More

Thank dtrottier2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The square itself is a standard square without much seating in it or activity to keep it interesting. There are a couple of nice restaurants on the streets leading to it if that's what you're after. There is artwork of lit up bodies which is...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love love love to people watch so I headed here for a glass of wine. I enjoyed watching a guy play a piano he had rolled out into the square. Then he left and oddly enough I found myself somewhat bored. I have been...More

Thank JuliaEAP
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Big place with lot of tourists. Few famous shops. Tram is passing by, so u have to be careful. At night looks nice because of lights.

Thank dompod
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Place Massena is a beautiful outdoor space with a lovely fountain, framed by magnificent buildings and the new park recently opened in Nice. One can quickly pop in at the Monoprix and get something to eat and sit in one of the benches to see...More

Thank AVM2016
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7 July 2015|
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Response from Alshava | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, You need to go there after sunset ... around 9 pm. For those who do not know what the "Conversations of Nice" are about: "Built in the 1840s, Place Masséna remains the jewel of Nice. On the north side, elegant... More