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Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, Nice

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Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a 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. To visit Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice and other attractions in Nice, use our Nice holiday planning app.
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  • The setting and the outside views are the highlights here. Striking building and beautiful grounds, a very peaceful spot. Inside is dark and foreboding. No pews per se, but benches around the columns....  more
    The setting and the outside views are the highlights here. Striking building and beautiful grounds, a very peaceful spot. Inside is dark and foreboding. No pews per se, but benches around the columns....  more »
  • This beautiful Russian Orthodox Cathedral was built by Tsar Nicholas II. Construction started in 1903 and it opened in 1912. It is the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in Western Europe. Located.....  more
    This beautiful Russian Orthodox Cathedral was built by Tsar Nicholas II. Construction started in 1903 and it opened in 1912. It is the largest Eastern Orthodox cathedral in Western Europe. Located.....  more »
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  • This church is beautiful place to visit. It has the Russian style from outside, it also has beautiful color and lots of great details. It is a bit far from the city center. If you have a spare time, you should come to visit this church. We recommend.
  • This place is magnificent. My girlfriend and I took the guided tour offered daily at 3pm (free with Riviera Pass otherwise €10, offered in English and French). The Sisters there were very nice and knowledgeable. The opulence of the interior is breathtaking, as is the exterior visage. It is a truly remarkable building and a must-see. Very Impressed, Clayton Cohn

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