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Lovely little classical square

This is a beautifully proportioned classical square with a fine set of buildings on all sides... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
AllanJGJ
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Wellington, New Zealand
A whiff of Paris

This square by architect Emmanuel Héré (1705-1763), who also designed Place Stanislas, is part of... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2017
Trainbleu
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Brussels, Belgium
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Place d'Alliance, 54000, Nancy, France
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The least interesting of the 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites. But the most intimate. The Bernini inspired fountain with the winged genie on top symbolizes the alliance between France and Austria. Also some issues with the health of the trees.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a beautifully proportioned classical square with a fine set of buildings on all sides, lovely pruned trees, and an interesting fountain - yet in Nancy it's probably on worth very good, given the quality of some of the other public spaces! But definitely...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Not faraway from the place Stanislas, more quit and calm, but also very nice with a splendid fountain creating by an artist,, a veritable masterpiece; some benchs, and nice buildings and appartments around; an elegant district from the XViii century.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Small but cute esplanade with a fountain in the middle. Lots of areas for shade for hot and sunny days. Not a must see but, if you are nearby, stop for some pictures.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MariWolfe929
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This square by architect Emmanuel Héré (1705-1763), who also designed Place Stanislas, is part of the World Heritage sites in Nancy but it is overshadowed by the larger and more impressive Place Stanislas. Place d’Alliance does not look at its best in wintertime when the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Beautiful square I stumbled across as wandering the streets. Really beautiful, peaceful place for resting and soaking up the atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lizjoh9
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Whilst much smaller that the Héré designed counterparts, this little square also has a beautiful and intriguing fountain which is worth a visit, if only to see the facial expressions of the bearded elders ‘supporting’ the main structure.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

A little square with an amazing fountain inspired by Italian rococo style. If you want a romantic moment, I really think that you will find it there :)

Date of experience: December 2014
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