Cimetiere du Chateau, Nice

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#11 of 25 in Historic Sites in Nice
Cemetery · Tourist Spot
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The Cimetière du Château in Nice, France, stands on the old citadel of Nice. Today, some sections of the massive walls of the ancient fortress remain. The fortress, which was built in the 16th century, was once one of the most secure strongholds in France. The cemetery itself was founded in 1783 and has 2,800 graves. It is as much popular for its function and history as for the scenic views of the city that affords.
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  • The cemetary sits on top of the hill at the back of Old Town and has some impressive memorials. If a cemetary can be regarded as a place for tourists this is one of the best as the memorials are... 
    The cemetary sits on top of the hill at the back of Old Town and has some impressive memorials. If a cemetary can be regarded as a place for tourists this is one of the best as the memorials are...  more »
  • Whilst at the top Castle Hill we stumbled upon this large and very, very beautiful cemetery. The views of the city and surrounding mountains are great. The stone work and graves are very grand and... 
    Whilst at the top Castle Hill we stumbled upon this large and very, very beautiful cemetery. The views of the city and surrounding mountains are great. The stone work and graves are very grand and...  more »
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  • A beautiful cemetery with the graves of lots of interesting people including Emil Jellinek-Mercedes (1853–1918) who created the Mercedes motor car company. His grave(family plot) can be found at (what's 3 words) gashes.ramming.employ Well worth a visit if you have already climbed to the top of the hill for the views of Nice.
  • The most beautiful spot in nice spend an afternoon strolling around with a coffee and enjoy the artwork and peace and the views of nice on top of the hill it closes at 6 depending on the season so go early I will never forget it

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