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The monuments of Nice

To not miss anything of Nice: top places, all geolocated monuments, audio-guides and itineraries. Do Tours lists authentic sites to see

Visiter Basilica of Our Lady of Nice

Basilica of Our Lady of Nice

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Despite its Gothic appearance (13-16th century), this building is recent! Inspired by the cathedral of Angers, the...

Visiter Russian Orthodox Cathedral Saint-Nicolas

Russian Orthodox Cathedral Saint-Nicolas

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St Nicholas Cathedral was built at the beginning of the 20th century under the patronage of the late Tsar Nicholas II...

Visiter Cathédrale Sainte-Réparate

Cathédrale Sainte-Réparate

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Persecuted by the Emperor Romain Dece in 250, she was condemned to the stake but saved by a shower, survived the...

Visiter Cours Saleya

Cours Saleya

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Pedestrian esplanade lined with a double row of low houses, the Chapel of Mercy, baroque monument, and many cafes and...

Visiter Monastery of Cimiez

Monastery of Cimiez

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The Monastery of Cimiez, the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption and the Franciscan Museum, is worth a visit: 15th...

Visiter Memorial

Memorial

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A colossal building in memory of the 4,000 Niçois who died for France during the Great War. Erected on a hillside of...

Visiter Place Garibaldi

Place Garibaldi

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The first extension of Old Nice towards the new town, the Garibaldi square now has buildings with elegant red Sardinian...

Visiter Place Massena

Place Massena

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Built in the 1840s, Place Masséna remains the jewel of Nice. On the north side, elegant buildings on arcades are...

Visiter Place Rossetti

Place Rossetti

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Ocher facades, fountains, flowered balconies, baroque cathedral and café terraces enhance this lively plaza, considered...

Visiter Statue of Garibaldi

Statue of Garibaldi

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Garibaldi, known as Pupin, is a republican who was born in Nice in 1807. After being made exile, he took refuge in...

Visiter Promenade des Anglais

Promenade des Anglais

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This famous seafront promenade, always elegantly flowered, follows the harmonious curve of the Baie des Anges, was...

Visiter Garden of the Monastery of Cimiez

Garden of the Monastery of Cimiez

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Peace and harmony reign here. Close to the Arena, it reminds by its style the Italian garden. This former vegetab...

Visiter Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park

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Facing the sea, this park of 7 hectares, at the west entrance of Nice, is the dream destination for a moment of...

Visiter Arenas of Cimiez

Arenas of Cimiez

Arena

From the ancient Cemenelum, a Roman camp built on the central hill of Nice, still remain the arenas and vestiges of the...

Visiter Square head

Square head

Sculpture

La Tête Carrée, symbol of the city of Nice - La Tête Carrée houses the offices of the Louis Nucéra library (tribute to...

Visiter Bust Albert 1er

Bust Albert 1er

Chest

Albert I, the King of Belgium from 1909 to 1934, son of Philippe the Count of Flanders and nephew of Leopold II, often...

Visiter Bust Hector Berlioz

Bust Hector Berlioz

Chest

This eminent composer was stranded in Nice in 1831 while navigating from Marseille to Livorno. He stayed in the Hotel...

Visiter Bust of Lionel Hampton

Bust of Lionel Hampton

Chest

This pink granite bust by Lionel Hampton (1909-2002) was made by sculptor Alexandre Mari. Lionel Hamton, vibraphonist...

Visiter Bust of Louis Armstrong

Bust of Louis Armstrong

Chest

Bust of gray granite made by the sculptor Marcel Mayer, with the effigy of Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) King of the Jazz...

Visiter Bust of Paul Déroulède

Bust of Paul Déroulède

Statue

Monument in stone, made by the sculptor Michel de Tarnowsky, representing Paul Deroulede holding the French flag and...

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