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Place Massena - Things to Know Before Visiting

Place Massena, Nice, France

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About Place Massena

Place Massena is Vieux Nice's biggest and most historic square named for André Masséna. It is the city's most beautiful and historic attraction and has always been the place for great public events since its construction.

Attractions Near Place Massena

Nice Cathedral
Nice Cathedral0.49km from Place Massena

Nice Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the very heart of the old town of Nice. The cathedral is one of Nice’s major monuments and also it is the seat of the Diocese of Nice.

Musée du Palais Lascaris
Musée du Palais Lascaris0.6km from Place Massena

It is a museum of musical instruments located in the historic center of Nice. The museum houses art and music from the 17th and 18th centuries and also has a spectacular collection of 500 instruments.

Notre-Dame de l’Assomption Basilica
Notre-Dame de l’Assomption Basilica0.78km from Place Massena

The Basilica of Notre-Dame de Nice is a Roman Catholic basilica and the largest church in Nice. It was built between 1864 and 1868 in a Neo-Gothic architectural style.

Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (MAMAC)

The museum dedicated to modern art and contemporary art. The collections present an overview of the artistic works considered as avant-garde, from the late 1950s to today.

Castle Hill
Castle Hill0.89km from Place Massena

Castle Hill Located near the city center of Nice. It offers a delightful walkway with striking views over the Baie des Anges. The park owes its name to the castle of Nice which once shielded the city from multiple invaders from different kingdoms and duchies during the Middle Ages.

Giuseppe Garibaldi Square
Giuseppe Garibaldi Square0.92km from Place Massena

Giuseppe Garibaldi Square is one of the city’s great landmarks named after Italian nationalist and military hero Giuseppe Garibaldi. It is the city's oldest square and one of the city's most iconic locations.

Where is Place Massena

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Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur

Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is one of the most popular holiday regions in the south of France. Its identity as a geographical region is a holdover from the days of the Roman Empire. Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur is famous for its sunny weather, colorful countryside, tradition, wine, food, and language.