Le Chateau Or The Castle Of Nice, Nice

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Le Chateau Or The Castle Of Nice, Nice - Address, Phone Number

Address: Colline du Chateau, 06300 Nice, France

Phone: 33-493928282

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

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The Le Chateau or the castle of Nice was a fortified structure built for military purposes, in the eleventh century on a rocky hill overlooking the Bay of Nice. After several conquers and infestations, it was taken in 1705 by the French troops and destroyed in 1706 at the order of Louis XIV. Many years until 1830, King Charles Felix ordered the recreation of the hill as a landscaped garden with pathways and embellished with a cascade. This site offers an exceptional view of the Baie des Anges Every year since 1946, the PCF of the Alpes-Maritimes organizes a grand and royal celebration named as the feast of the castle. It brings together all sections of the PCF 06 and offers discussion groups and concerts of contemporary music department. The Castle Hill still bears numerous historical evidence of the degraded fortress.

Nearby excavations of the ancient cathedral have recordedly revealed some large blocks of the stone reversed from the old castle.

Bespeaking of its old glorious history, Le Chateau today stands as a great evidence of ancient architecture attracting interest of varied historians and architects. Absolutely free for visitors, the place has no Le Château Tickets or Le Château Ticket Prices. No fretting over the long lines to Buy Tickets for Le Chateau makes it less of a hassle and more fun to visit the place and enjoy.

Le Chateau Or The Castle Of Nice Information

  • Near the gazebo overlooking the waterfall, the tourists are facilitated to see the base of the north wall of the old tower which still bears the impact marks of a cannon ball.

How To reach Le Chateau Or The Castle Of Nice by Public Transport

  • Colline du Chateau

Restaurants Near Le Chateau Or The Castle Of Nice

  • Arlequin Gelati Italiani
  • Pastry Plaisirs
  • Le Vingt4

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