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Place Massena

Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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A picturesque city square in Nice's historic quarter.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Place Massena, 06000 Nice, France
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Reviewed 4 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel was just around the corner. The square is stunning. Black and white tiled floors. Unusual sculptures on raised poles which lit at night. There are restaurants at the edges and vast areas to walk or sit and admire the view. There are shops...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was really nice relaxing and people watching here in the day time, a relaxing type of “bustle” compared to the big cities. We walked through it in the evening and the statues on the poles were all lit up. Very pretty.

Thank lilliel2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to get to, lively and a great central point . Lots of bars and restaurants around with a great atmosphere . Plenty of choice for food although "high end dining missing" . That would be expected though . All have outside tables and were...More

Thank jane2st
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an open plaza or square. Lots of people just around to mingle and enjoy the sights and sounds. Worth a visit for some shopping and sightseeing.

Thank The_Rock_50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy square, especially in the evening. Great atmosphere, meeting local people.Lot of restaurants, coffee places..they all have tables placed outdoor on the square.

Thank Veronika T
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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