Eglise Alexandre Newsky, Biarritz

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  • Reading the reviews about the temple, realized that not everyone can get to it. In the Church of three floors and on the first (ground) is the entrance where you can drink tea or coffee and ask that you supply in the ecclesiastic shop write a little note and see ancient icons and magnificent iconostasis, brought here first Russian who rebuilt this temple with 1890-1892 year. On the second floor living monk of St Panteleimon. Phone numbers are on the site. Call, and ask you to open doors. Parishioner Temple Lyudmila.
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  • This church is in bad need of restoration but it is a fascinating building and still has regular services with a small but friendly congregation. We attended the Orthodox Christmas service, which was ...  more »
  • An important fact for your visit: is free, but is almost always closed. Approaching to its entrance, there you will see a sign, where to announce the day and time of the next visit. Apparently, they have no fixed days. We were in September and the announced day of visit was just 23, we were. History of the is this church here is the Eugenia Emperztriz to invite Russian nobility to spend the summer at her Palace. Fell in love with the place and, after the Alliance between France and Russia, by initiative of the Zar Alejandro III, has erected this monumental Russian church consecrated to Saint Alexander Neuski, in 1892. Style is Byzantine, but not so dazzling externally as others I know, the Nice or Buenos Aires. Beautiful interior.
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