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St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, Nice
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St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice houses some of the greatest Tsarist art in France. The cathedral's construction was funded by Tsar Nicholas II, and devout Russian courtiers once visited regularly. Ownership of the structure was disputed for about half a decade, and was finally settled in favor of the Russian government. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice and many more Nice attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Nice trip itinerary planner.
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It is beautiful. Take your time and stay more in the garden. It is not that far from the main boulivard.
La cathédrale orthodoxe St Nicoles de Russie de Nice est située sur le boulevard Tsarewitch, elle est majestueuse de l’extérieur, grandiose, on se croirait place rouge, les dômes des clochers sont rec... read more »The Orthodox Cathedral of St. Nicoles of Russia of Nice is located on the boulevard Tsarewitch, she is majestic from the outside, Grand, it looks like red square, the domes of the towers are covered with gold, a park surrounds the building, the problem, is that there is no parking and it is difficult to park in the neighborhood, but as soon as one comes inside disappointment! the main room is small, decorated with icons and sculptures. It is classified historical monument, since it is attached to the Russian Orthodox diocese of Chersonese of the Patriarchate of Moscow and all Russia. The Russian State decides to do renovations in 2012, 2016 she finished workshow original
The largest Russian Orthodox cathedral in Western Europe from the beginning of 20th century. Women are asked to cover their hair when entering the church (if you don't have your own head cover, there ... read more »
This building feels out of place for Nice but it's unique architecture and presence definitely makes it a site worth visiting. The Orthodox Church is absolutely stunning and is surrounded by a nice lawned area to sit and relax or access the public WC.
Wonderful. It makes you feel you're in moskva :). Its interior is beautiful. Funny to see how people come for speed praying. 1 minute et hop, they're out. A must see! Photography inside is allowed. I made several pics inside and have seen no forbidding sign
Parking was terrible. Once you do find a spot it was very pretty to walk around and look inside. The architecture was quite amazing. It was not busy at all.
A hidden gem. This is a stunning building both inside and out. Only down side is no photographs inside. Handy public toilet in the grounds.
Franz 'Sonik' Allard
A rather surprising sight in Nice! Beautiful building.
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