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Parc des Arenes de Cimiez

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Old Roman ruins that make your imagination run wild

This place is definately worth a visit. Although badly ruined, it makes your mind run wild about... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
St. Petersburg, Florida
Beautiful and quiet parc

Nice parc to escape the heat and crowd in the center of Nice; It is worth the bus trip because... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
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184 avenue des Arenes de Cimiez, 06000 Nice, France
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Beautiful place to visit with families. Picknique under the olives trees, beautiful gardens, museums, church, beautiful view of Nice France 🇫🇷

Thank Christiane C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This place is definately worth a visit. Although badly ruined, it makes your mind run wild about how it must have been in Roman times!

Thank travelgyspy
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Nice parc to escape the heat and crowd in the center of Nice; It is worth the bus trip because there are not many tourists. Combine this with the small Roman museum and Musee Matisse

Thank JosJ204
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Not worth a trip on its own but combine it with the nearby museums and it's worth it. A cool area of arena ruins.

Thank Browncm6
Reviewed 24 July 2018

One the many charms of the beautiful city of Nice is that there are so many things to see and do within a relatively small municipal area. One of those things is the ancient Roman ruins that you will find at the Parc des Arenes...More

Thank mikebelobradic
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Your ticket to Matisse will also provide passage for one day into seven other museums. This is a natural to visit as it is literally next door to the Matisse museum. We were the only people in the small museum (with an outdoor garden containing...More

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 June 2018

On a recent visit to Nice and the Cote D'Azur, this was somewhere i had read about and decided to make an effort to find. Thanks to staff at my hotel i was able to catch a bus to the top of Cimiez district (you...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Catch a number 15 buss, 1 1/2 euros, good buss ride, pass the Hotel where Queen Victoria used to stay theres no mistaking it, you wont ask which is it. Some old Roman ruins, museum and a great park, ull of activety. Coffee and a...More

Thank grandma4granchildren
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The 10 Eu ticket is now vaid for 24 hours so see this before the literally adjacent Musee Matisse at no xtra cost. The site is exceptionally large with three hypercaust bath house remains and several villas there too. The museum has sarcofogi and other...More

Thank ossimandus
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Wonderful to stroll in this park des Arènes, an ancient Roman site, romantic park, nice to take photos, splendid roses, my favorite flower, a feeling of so many history, in the amphittheatre of Emperor Augustus; the arènes are rest of ruins, and you must imagine...More

1  Thank Manuela L
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