I arrived in Cimiez by Bus 15 from Place Masséna. It was an important rival of Nice, continuing to exist as a separate city till the time of the Lombard invasions, and has left its ruins at Cimiez; it is now a quarter of Nice (quoted from wikipedia).
Here are the ruins located in Parc des Arènes:
In Parc des Arènes, there is a garden of neatly shaped olive trees:
As a neighbour of the park, Monastère de Cimiez is a church of franciscan monks.
This is a gate of Monastère de Cimiez:
Garden of the church:
Take a look at the sea from the top of the garden:
Obervatory, which is far far away from Cimiez:
Heart-shaped pine tree in the garden:
Walk in Cimiez:
Modern hotel at the bus stop: