La Place Garibaldi

The oldest square in Nice is now a popular place to live, thanks to its location in the trendy Port district and its many sunny restaurant terraces.

Almost as famous as its neighbour, Place Masséna, Place Garibaldi has, since its creation between 1773 and 1784, stimulated the interest of the people of Nice who love to meet there. Very sunny, the ochre facades which surround it make it even brighter than ever. On a closer look, you discover that many of them are, in reality, trompe-l'oeil creations of an incredible realism. At the heart of its 11,316 m², a majestic statue of General Giuseppe Garibaldi, erected in 1891, seems to observe those passing. The square is built on the remains of the city at various times. Below it, an archaeological crypt tells its history and delights visitors.
Today, Place Garibaldi has become a place to live and meet. The people of Nice and holidaymakers take pleasure in sitting at one of the many restaurant terraces to enjoy lunch in the sun or the glitz of the Côte d'Azur nightlife.

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