Not far away from the square are located beautiful historic buildings, which are also important sightseeing objects. Russian quarter is home to various religious sites and attractions of Nice. Here you will find Cathedral of St. Nicholas, a memorial chapel and a beautiful church located nearby. You should definitely not forget to walk along the boulevard of Nicholas II, which is also home to a beautiful church and several mansions. Among the cultural institutions that are worth visiting is Le Musee Matisse, which exhibits a rich collection of paintings of the great artist. Your visits to Museum of Fine Arts (Le Musee des Beaux-Arts) and Museum of New and Modern Art (Le Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain) will be no less unforgettable.
Chapel of Mercy Fortress is one of the most important architectural landmarks of the city. The construction of the fortress took place during the second half of the 18th century. The main decoration of the chapel is a skillful painting "Mercy of God" which, by assumption of historians, has been made by Louis Brea. It is also worth visiting the ancient Saint Reparata Abbey, the building of which was completed in 1576. Saint Reparata was the patroness of Nice. According to an ancient legend, she was brought to the city by angels. The name of another landmark of the city landmarks – the Bay of Angels – is connected with this beautiful legend. A beautiful park of Albert I remains the favorite place of rest for both locals and tourists. Beautiful architectural buildings, fragrant flowerbeds, mighty trees, ancient monuments and spacious terraces – you will simply not find a better place for evening walks.
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