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Cathedrale Orthodoxe Russe St-Nicolas a Nice

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Address: Av Nicolas II, 06000 Nice, France
Phone Number: 06 78 05 04 55
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Sat - Thu 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: This Russian cathedral was built in the early 20th century in honor of the...
This Russian cathedral was built in the early 20th century in honor of the son of Aleksandr II tsarevich Nicolai, who died in Nice after failing to recover from tuberculosis.
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Completely under wraps and shut. No notice of when it reopens. Rather frightening at the moment to think this belongs to Russia in the heart of a French city!

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Completely under wraps and shut. No notice of when it reopens. Rather frightening at the moment to think this belongs to Russia in the heart of a French city!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Cathedral is presently resembling a building site and is not worth visiting at present , try in the summer when I am sure it will be amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A taste of orthodox Church outside Russia, full with fine arts, both outside and inside! A pity that the church is belonging to Russia!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

As of November 2014 the entire structure was covered in scaffolding and could not be viewed or entered. There is still a small shrine outside and a stand that sells postcards and other trinkets

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

500 of rich noble russian families has decide to winter here in the 18 siecle.The czar was way too generous with them and he built this catedral,which is on the way to the railwaystation in NICE.

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Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Walked up to it but unfortunately it was sealed off with scaffolding and couldn't be seen I would love to come back when it opens and get a chance to glimpse this cathedral.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

I would love to see the cathedral, but it's closed for refurb. I was a bit disappointed seeing it was wrapped around and there was no information about the re-open

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Hampshire, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This place looks very interesting from the photographs. Unfortunately, it is closed to the public at present and, by the look of it, is likely to remain shut for some time. We could not find out when it is due to re-open, so check before making the journey.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Rushed there before lunch close hour and found it was closed for construction. There was no information available online. Couldn't find English page/notes from their official website. Gift shop lady told us it won't be open until next year sometimes in late October or early November.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were in Nice in early September 2014 and I was really looking forward to seeing this church based on our travel book plus the rave reviews on trip advisor. When traveling, time is limited and at least for us, we really take the time to see things of interest and cannot afford to waste any time. This church was... More 

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