Surrounded by beautiful coloured buildings, and the nocturnal lighting is spectacular.

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Place Masséna

The heart of the city

This gigantic square is characterized by separating the historical and modern parts of Nice, which has turned into the point that divides the city where thousands of people go by every day. Built halfway through the 19th century, it's one of the main places in the city. The black and white tiled floor of the Place Masséna contrast with the bright colours of the surrounding buildings and their blinds which are finished off in warm tones. Incidentally, some of the windows of these buildings are not real, as they are painted on the wall, and this place is particularly impressive at night thanks to extraordinary lighting. To the south of the square, you can see the famous Fountain of the Sun that was inaugurated in 1956 and a statue of Apollo that measures 7 metres tall, which is guarded by another five bronze effigies of other mythological characters, such as Venus and Mercury. Spectacular!

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