Lascaris Palace

The Lascaris Palace of Nice is, just like the Basilica of Notre Dame and Promenade des Anglais, one of the top tourist sights in the capital of the French Riviera.... Lascaris Palace

Fort du Mont Alban

Fort du Mont Alban is not located in the city of Nice proper, but in the nearby locality of Agradavel, some 2 kilometers east of Nice, though, administratively speaking, it... Fort du Mont Alban

House of Adam and Eve

The House of Adam and Eve is not necessarily one of the top tourist attractions in Nice. Yet, located in the historical district of the city, the House of Adam... House of Adam and Eve

Prefecture Palace

The present Prefecture Palace of Nice has played a leading role in the administrative and political history of the city since the early 17th century. The date of its construction... Prefecture Palace

Nice City Hall

The current headquarters of the Nice City Hall was built in the first half of the 18th century (somewhere in the 1730s). The building was bestowed to this public institution... Nice City Hall

Chateau de l'Anglais

Though not as reputed as other top tourist sights in Nice (perhaps do to the fact it has served as private residence for most of its history), Chateau de l’Anglais... Chateau de l'Anglais

Chateau de Nice

Chateau de Nice is, unlike most of the historical edifices of the city, more of a ruin than an actually standing tourist sight. The reputation of the castle precedes whatever... Chateau de Nice

Marble Palace

Commonly referred to as Villa Les Palmiers, the Marble Palace (Palais de Marbre) of Nice was built in 1872 in order to serve as private residence for Ernest Gambard, an... Marble Palace

Nice Opera

Located in the historical district of the city, Opera de Nice is a cultural institution the reputation of which is substantiated by the popularity and appreciation of the artistic performances... Nice Opera

Nice Observatory

The Nice Observatory was built in 1878 with the financial support of Raphael-Louis Bischoffsheim. The chief architects of the structure were Charles Garnier (who had also contributed to the design... Nice Observatory

Excelsior Regina Palace

Built in between 1895 and 1897 as a hotel for the royal faces and for the rich aristocracy who used to visit Nice in the late 19th century, the Excelsior... Excelsior Regina Palace

South Train Station

There is no shadow of a doubt the South Train Station of Nice does not count as one of the highest rated tourist attractions in Nice. It is a derelict... South Train Station

Marble Cross

The Marble Cross is located in the namesake public square, about 100 meters from Promenade des Anglais. The present Croix de Marbre was built in 1880 as a substitute for... Marble Cross

Tritons' Fountain

The Tritons’ Fountain is located in Jardins Albert I of Nice, which stretches between Avenue des Phoceens and Avenue de Verdun. The authorship of this marble monument remains unknown, but... Tritons' Fountain

Monument to the Dead

Situated on Quai Rauba Capeau (which is why it is often referred to as Monument aux Morts de Rauba Capeau), the Monument to the Dead also enjoys the richly historical... Monument to the Dead

Palais de le Mediterranee

Palais de le Mediterranee is at present one of the several luxury accommodation solutions one can spot in Nice. Located on Promenade des Anglais, this 5-star hotel (a rating it... Palais de le Mediterranee

Grotto of Lazaret

The Grotto of Lazaret counts, along with the Terra Amata Museum of Human Paleontology and with the Archeology Museum of Nice-Cimiez, as one of the most important archeological sites in... Grotto of Lazaret

Chateau de Valrose

Located between the center of Nice and the hilly district of Cimiez, Chateau de Valrose is at present home to the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis. The Castle and the adjoining... Chateau de Valrose

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