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Ferris wheel, La Place Masséna, Nice, France

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Nice


A: Grande Roue Nice CHRISTMAS 2008

di Thierry Blondeau, meno di 10 metri di distanza

Grande Roue Nice CHRISTMAS 2008

B: Pied Grande Roue Nice

di Thierry Blondeau, 10 metri di distanza

Pied Grande Roue NiceNOEL 2008

Pied Grande Roue Nice

C: Place Massena

di Patrick Weingarten, 70 metri di distanza

The place Masséna is a big place of Nice, located in the centre of the city.At the origin It was two ...

Place Massena

D: Nice en HDR, place Masséna

di Roberto Scavino, 90 metri di distanza

Nice en HDR, place Masséna

E: Place Massena in Nice - France

di Galliez Stephane, 100 metri di distanza

Place Massena in Nice - France

F: Place massena & Apollon

di Valentin durand, 110 metri di distanza

Place massena & Apollon

G: Place Massena, Nice, France

di Andrew Bodrov, 120 metri di distanza

Place Massena, Nice, France

H: The Nice's beach in Spring

di Luca Candela, 260 metri di distanza

Sulle spiagge di Nizza a metà maggio. Giornata luminosa e assolata. Anche se la temperatura è di soli...

The Nice's beach in Spring

I: Cours Saleya 1

di Luca Candela, 470 metri di distanza

Cours Saleya 1

J: Cours Saleya 2

di Luca Candela, 470 metri di distanza

Cours Saleya 2

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Nice, France

Questa è una vista generale di France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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