St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Nice

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St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral 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. To visit St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral and other attractions in Nice, use our Nice holiday planning app .
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  • No words to describe such a place must visit. Change of civilization in a short time.
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  • This Cathedral is beautiful outside more than inside. To find you with it you forget that you are in Nice since it seems you are in Russia. Inside is not very large, at least the space that reveal not the is. Free entrance.
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  • This is by far the most beautiful cathedral that I've seen. The domes of the cathedral give a Kremlin like look and the Cathedral is very beautiful from inside too.  more »
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  • I came here 1st time in 1980 by coincidence I found this Church covered in Gold & with a lovely design on the high ceiling & walls very fascinating! Turrets are lovely & I prayed inside the Church only later I read that it was a Russian Orthodox Church. Our Armenian friend has come here, too it s gorgeous & relaxing. I prayed here for 2 hrs
  • Astonishing architecture, and a great place to enjoy some peace and quiet. Too bad this cathedral is not as well known as those in Moscow or Sankt Petersburg, because it is just as beautiful and impressive. You can also learn a lot about the Russian history while you are there.
  • Worth a visit if in the area - the apartment I was staying in overlooks it, but I hadn't realised how intricately designed it was until I was up close.
  • Beautiful archetecture inside and out with a great atmosphere. Worth the walk a little out the way!
  • Beautiful building, tranquil and peaceful inside. You must cover your shoulders if not dressed conservatively and they provide shawls.

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