The Palais Lascaris in Nice on the Cote d'Azur in Provence, France, was built in 1648 for Jean Baptiste Lascaris-Vintimille, a member of a family which dates back to the 13th century. Jean Baptiste was a marechal, or marshal in the service of the Duke of Savoy.The baroque style Palais Lascaris in Nice, Provence, France was the family home of the Lascaris-Vintimilles until 1802. The beautiful staircase with the huge stone balustrade and statues lining the stairs were only seen by the family, friends and special guests.In 1946, the City of Nice began a restoration to the Palais Lascaris and the original beauty can now be viewed by everyone. Today, the Palais Lascaris in Nice is a historic monument and a museum. Visitors can take a tour and admire the magnificent staircase, the statues of classic gods and gaze upward to the vaulted ceilings painted with elaborate frescos.The Palais Lascaris Museum in Nice, Provence in France, is also able to accommodate lectures and temporary exhibits. Definitely a place to visit when in Nice on the Cote d'Azur in France.Jugendstil style staircase with statues in the Palais Lascaris, Museum, Old Town, Nice, Provence, Cote d'Azur, France, Europe.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/3.5, exposure time of 1/5 sec. on ISO 400, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 16mm.
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