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The most beautiful square in Nancy, France!!!

This square has a statue of the Duke of Lorraine. There is the Opera house, the mayor's building... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lafayette, Louisiana
One of the most impressive city squares in Europe

A stunningly beautiful square with matching buildings and impressive gates at each corner. No visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rue Stanislas, 54000, Nancy, France
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 September 2010

The city of Nancy France is a must see in North Eastern France. Place Stanislas (Place Stan) is a good startiing point for any tour of the area. Signs directing you to Place Stan are clear and easy to find. On the far side of...More

5  Thank BessieSchwartz
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Reviewed 9 January 2013 via mobile

A attractive vista in an unattractive city. I can see why it's the top attraction, because the competition is weak.

2  Thank Andrew J
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This square has a statue of the Duke of Lorraine. There is the Opera house, the mayor's building, a most beautiful hotel, many cafes. At the entrance are the golden gates. At one end of the square is the entrance to the super nice Park....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A stunningly beautiful square with matching buildings and impressive gates at each corner. No visit to Nancy would be complete without spending time here.

Thank KentishMan56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty square in the heart of Nancy. Lots of great little cafes and gorgeous park. The place to people watch.

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beauty of this place is in its symmetry -- just perfect for an OCD person like me! it is very large but warm and inviting. I've seen many public squares in my travels, think cold vast Tianamen in Beijing or the charming, bustling Piazza...More

1  Thank GlobeTrotting807623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neptune fountain is what has most impacted in Place Stanislas. Both fountains are very well maintained and unique. It was worthwhile the visit

Thank Manuel P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place, both buildings and restaurnts all around. In the city center, easy to find. We got to see the great exhibition that was there this october.

Thank Geir-72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historical and beautiful square; surrounded by a museum, cafes and hotels. Many couples and families are out and about, enjoying the grand space at night. Beautiful fountains and iron work in abundance. Many fine restaurants on the streets heading into the square. The night we...More

Thank Sally G
Reviewed 12 October 2018

When we visited there was a Japanese themed garden display in the centre of the "Place" which was lovely but even without this the square is just beautiful - particularly in Autumn sunshine

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We were wowed by the beauty of the square when we recently visited it on a beautiful September week night. The buildings and fountains surrounding the square were illuminated by colorful lighting. There were a number of restaurants surrounding the square. For a Thursday night,...More

Thank widemal
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The travel books say this is the most beautiful square in Europe. I think I would agree. The light show at 10 pm was exceptional. We loved seeing this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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