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Cote d'Azur Observatory and its collection

Cote d'Azur Observatory

The Nice Observatory (Observatoire de Nice), but also known as the Cote d'Azur Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Nice on the summit of Mount Gros that was founded in 1879. The architect was Charles Garnier, and Gustave Eiffel designed the main dome. It is a working astrophysics and astronomy lab with several planet discoveries to its name. The 2-hour tour held here is in French only and takes place mostly on the outside of the observatory.

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Cote d'Azur Observatory
96 Boulevard de l'Observatoire
06304 Nice

Visitor information Cote d'Azur Observatory

Opening hours

Wednesday and Saturday all year, Friday, School holidays
The visit starts at 2:45 pm.




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Location & Map

96 Boulevard de l'Observatoire, Nice

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