The center of Nice is the location of one of its main attractions - La place Massena. In the center of the square is installed a very unusual monument in the shape of an arc. Quite a notable fact - each guide and local resident has different explanations of the purpose and meaning of the arc. The reason for this is in the absence of legends about the origin of the monument. Besides the mysterious monument the square is full of beautiful fountains, amazing flower beds and cozy alcoves, in which it is so pleasant to stay in a hot day.
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.
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