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Pleasant city square

An attractive city centre square with lovely cafe around it. One downside is the fact it is used by... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Alanthebairn
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Beautiful Plaza

Nice to walk there, take pictures, lots of restaurants and bars around. Nantes feels like Paris but... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
AndreaMarzullo
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Singapore, Singapore
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All reviews nice square cafes and restaurants gorgeous water beautiful plaza baguette well worth the visit the heart of the city fountain scenery palace tourists artists stroll
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

When I went, the fountain wasn't working and had a barrier around it, so maybe I missed some of the magic. Otherwise, this is just a big space with shops around it. I didn't find this especially exciting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 327evelyns
Reviewed 2 October 2018

An attractive city centre square with lovely cafe around it. One downside is the fact it is used by traffic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alanthebairn
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Grad a baguette (best with goats cheese!) and a drink. Sit on the roundabout and watch the world go by - you wont be the only persons doing it!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glen504216
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I loved this square that is all about water! There is a big fountain in the center and the real particular thing is that from time to time the water get crazy and different spray can reach any location in the square. It is better...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank teibaal
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This square has a gorgeous water fountain & water features which people can run in an out of, great for cooling down on a boiling hot day. Shops and restaurants complete the picture. Well worth the visit for a bite to eat or a minute...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bubbles73uk
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Nice to walk there, take pictures, lots of restaurants and bars around. Nantes feels like Paris but not as crowded with tourists.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AndreaMarzullo
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

First built in 18th century and the fountain was added in 19th century but rebuilt in bronze after the war. The square is surrounded by high end stores and a lovely place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

It's fun to wander there , it's pretty and crowded, located in the heart of the city with good access to all locations around

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Haidi-Mikhail
Reviewed 29 September 2017

With the Palace being located right in the middle of town it is very accessible and easy to go and visit. I went on a cloudy day and it added to the allure and magic of this larger than life fairytale home. The inside though...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank yarntraveler2
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I was lucky to have stayed around there and I had to walk past this plaza everyday. It is so pretty. Try to avoid Saturday mornings as they have demonstration all the time apparently.

Date of experience: September 2017
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