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Russian Orthodox Church (San Basilio)

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Address: Via Nuvoloni, 2, 18038 Sanremo, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0184 531807

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A bit of Russia

Typical Russian tiny church with actually many pieces of Art, Christmas is the best time to visit and enjoy. The necropolis is not to be missed

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
Dominique P
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Callian, France
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Callian, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Typical Russian tiny church with actually many pieces of Art, Christmas is the best time to visit and enjoy. The necropolis is not to be missed

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Boston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This unexpected sight is close to the coach park, so if you're on a day trip the slight diversion is well worth the effort. It is quite amazing to see a small version of a Moscow church in France. There is a small 1 euro entrance fee but the interior is not particularly exciting. Note that the church only dates... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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37 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a beautiful church, and looks particularly striking from the outside. However, even though the entry fee was only 1 euro, we thought that the area open to visitors inside was decidedly small and uninspiring. Several icons to view, and nicely displayed. However, it would be nice if more of the interior were opened to the public.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Russian Church in Sanremo appears smaller than its currently closed counterpart just across the French border in Nice, but is nevertheless still worth visiting and you can easily spend half an hour viewing the artworks and religious icons. There is a small 1 euro entrance fee and he church is usually open to the public in the morning and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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106 reviews 106 reviews
18 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A beautiful building that really surprised me - was not expecting this building to be so ornate. well worth taking a look at.

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Sittingbourne
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7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Visited on a Sunday when a service was taking place. They usually do not admit visitors during a service but did in our case. Stayed for half an hour. Beautiful chanting by two Russian female singers and church was full with Russians of all ages, including small children. Beautifully restored inside with domed ceiling.

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Cambridge
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Small entrance fee to enter. You can only see a tiny portion of the church and the crypt, but it is beautiful.

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It's a beautiful old building. A touch to history. And u can buy nice crosses there. The only thing that slightly disappoints is that the top cross is on the Ground now. (It fell down several years ago)

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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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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127 helpful votes 127 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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