Nice was founded by the Greeks in the 4th century, later looted and burned the Syrians in the 8th century. Matisse is buried here. Sadly exhibition of his works was closed.

Nice is pretty beautiful form the above. Reminds me of Venice.

Place Masséna square.
Place Masséna square.

During the October Revolution loads of Russian oligarchs migrated to Nice and by the WWII most of them immigrated to the United States. During their stay they have built the most beautiful Cathedral outside Russia – Nicholas Cathedral. Unfortunately at the moment the facade is being restored so here is a picture of the gates.

Memory.
Writing on the gates: “1865. Memory.”

Russian dolls is a pretty cliche method to introduce anything Russian.

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Weird looking sculpture - Arc de Venet.
Weird looking sculpture – Arc de Venet.

Promenade du Paillon is a park that has steam fountains.

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Before the rain.

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Weird looking sculpture – Arc de Venet.

The waterfall on the Castle Hill.
The waterfall on the Castle Hill.

Seafront in a shape of banana.

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In general the city is very nice and I will definitely visit it again one day.

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