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Best Places of Attraction in Nice to Visit on Your Next Tour

Nice is the second most popular city in France, after Paris. Located on the Mediterranean coast, it has a large metropolitan area. Nice is known for its spectacular scenic beauty, world-class beaches and chic culture, attracting millions of tourists every year. Below are the main tourist attractions in Nice:

1. Promenade des Anglais:

A favorite place among the locals as well as foreign tourists, this picturesque waterfront boulevard runs along the seashore for several kilometers. With lines of its characteristic blue chairs, it is a perfect spot to relax and watch the azure water of the Mediterranean Sea. The beachfront is lined with seaside hotels, villas, cafes, restaurants and shops. People can be seen relaxing, jogging or biking along the shore, and vendors selling crepes and drinks.

2. Russian Orthodox Cathedral:

The Russian Orthodox cathedral is one of the many Russian attractions in Nice. It was built by Russian Tsar Nicholas at the beginning of the twentieth century. This cathedral is dedicated to St Nicholas and is known for its distinctive half dozen gleaming onion domes. The cathedral is one of the finest examples of the Russian architecture and possesses some particularly fine woodwork, as well as an extensive icon collection, and many other historic objects.

3. TheMatisse Museum:

The Matisse museum is housed in a beautiful red building on the Cimiez Hill close to the city's ancient amphitheater. It has a rich display of the famous artist Henry Matisse's works from his more traditional early days to the end of his career. The Most renowned are the paintings of Blue Nude IV and Woman with Amphora. Besides the paintings, a few of his sculptures and also his personal belongings are on display at the museum.

4. Vieux Nice:

The old town of Nice, also known as Vieux Nice is famous for its Italian architecture and cuisine. Its narrow streets have numerous shops selling beautiful Provencal wares, household items, wine, gourmet gifts, hip clothing and more. The various restaurants and cafes, as well as several fun bars and nightclubs are also lined up in this area. Some of the best shopping can be enjoyed in the old town of Nice.