The Bellanda Tower

The Bellanda Tower. Source : http://www.nicetourisme.com

Located in the commune of Nice, the Bellanda Tower guards over the Baie des Anges, in the south of the castle grounds.

Located in the commune of Nice, the Bellanda Tower guards over the Baie des Anges, in the south of the castle grounds.

A medieval defensive structure built on the site of an ancient acropolis, in 1825 it was converted into a belvedere. Berlioz is said to have composed his “King Lear” overture there in 1831.

Until 2006, the tower housed the naval museum, which is currently closed.

Bellanda Tower gallery

Colline du Château

Tél: 33 (0) 497 13 23 95

Open 10 am to 6 pm, except Sundays and some bank holidays. Free admission.

 

Nice Tourist Office

 

Quiz: Forts and citadels

  • The Bellanda Tower. Source: Olivier Santiano - http://bobleponge.photo.doctissimo.fr/Nice

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    Practical information

    Address

    Place du 8 mai 1945 parc du château 06300
    Nice
    04 97 13 23 95

    Weekly opening hours

    Du 1er avril au 31 mai et du 1er au 30 septembre:de 8h à 19h. Du 1er juin au 31 aout: de 8h à 20h. Du 1er octobre au 31 mars: de 8h à 18h

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