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Russian Orthodox Church (San Basilio)

Sanremo, Italy
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Ranked #4 of 16 attractions in Sanremo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Impressive building, shining inside. You are not allowed to take pictures inside. But it's very beautiful and worth visiting.

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Spain
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95 reviews 95 reviews
28 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Lovely architecture, easy to find, takes only 15 minutes or so to have a good look around. Something different and unexpected in a seaside town.

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Gold Coast Australia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
48 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I made the fatal mistake of visiting a place without having read the Tripadvisor review. As I found out the hard way, men in shorts are not allowed in, so make sure you wear long pants if you are wanting to go in. Not sure what the inside is like, but the outside is beautiful and certainly worth the visit... More

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Asnieres-sur-Seine, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

good points close from center short visit nice paintings in church points to improve looks old lack of documentation - recent one in level -1 ==> needs to be refreshed not enough explanation in basilique (level -1)

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london
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205 reviews 205 reviews
82 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Wonderful ornate church from the exterior but surprisingly simple in the interior. Make a point that you look upwards to see a mural of jesus. The crypt is musky but shows family photos with history. 1 euro each allows entry for church and crypt, but beware make sure that you have the correct change otherwise you incur the wrath of... More

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Lingfield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We passed this interesting building very often in the mornings and early evening, admired it - but could never go in because the doors were firmly locked. What a shame.

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Sochi, Russia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We were surprised to meet there a former teacher of one of our friends!Small world!We had very warm meeting there!

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San Gwann, Malta
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192 reviews 192 reviews
82 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Unfortunately, each time we passed this church. it was either too early or too late because we always found it closed. We would have liked to admire its inside because its outside is truly beautiful.

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Javea ALICANTE
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78 reviews 78 reviews
7 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

very well kept example of Russian Church, great corner position right next to our hotel, the Royal.Not a lot more to add other than we were impressed.

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Paris, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Lovely lady who explained several things to visit at the church. Very welcoming and beautiful haven of peace amid the busy village.

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