The beautiful city of Nice is the ideal
destination for your holidays in the Cote
The city of Nice is a major tourist destination in France, thanks to its sea and mild climate.
Among the main attractions is the old town of Nice, which is beautiful to get lost in the streets and alleys in search of some characteristic angle of Nice, which was full of restaurants, bars and small shops selling clothes, shoes and souvenirs.
Cathedrale Orthodoxe Russe Saint Nicolas
In the second half of the nineteenth century, a large
community of Russian origin living in Nice, which then belonged to
Italy. It was the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in 1859, to begin construction of an Orthodox church, which became the official place of
worship of his fellow emigrants.
Inaugurated in 1912 with a plan in the shape of a Greek cross, the Cathedral of St. Nicholas is distinguished not only for the six massive domes, for its rich decoration of pink bricks, light gray marble and polychrome ceramics.
In the heart of the pedestrian zone of Nice Place Massena is the most famous square inthe city, very busy and hectic. It's surrounded by porticos under which there are shops, bars and restaurants, a bow inone hand opens the view to the sea. You can admire the fountain and the monument dedicated to the Riviera. On the sides of seven pedestals are the modern statues by Jaume Plensa representingevery continent.
Promenade des Anglais
The Promenade des Anglais
of Nice in France is one of the most beautiful and famouswaterfront of the Cote d'Azur.
The most popular is in front of the old center of the city developed over the entire lengthof the Bay of Angels.
Alongside its spaces and pedestrian paths are many shops and attractions.
The neighborhood is famous for hosting a large number of tourist attractions: the Cimiezmonastery founded by the Benedictines in the eighth century, the archaeological museum in Nice Cimiez, which includes the ruins of the Roman Cemenelum. Moreover, in the beautiful park of olive trees takes place the famous Nice JazzFestival thatevery year sees the participation of the greatest international musicians. Finally a visit to the prestigious museum Matisse certainly can not miss the celebrated painter among other things buried in the monastery cemetery.