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It has a divo and Jacobo sign on this church. The church is great and I love the colour of it. It’s... read more

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Bibcay
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While exploring Nice's Old Town, we initially walked right by this Roman Catholic church... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has a divo and Jacobo sign on this church. The church is great and I love the colour of it. It’s a small church too.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

While exploring Nice's Old Town, we initially walked right by this Roman Catholic church, sandwiched between two other buildings. But on our return, we spied the gray-blue and yellow structure with its Corinthian facade and Palladian windows and decided to enter for a quick look....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Old town is pretty small, there's hardly room for the few churches we found. However, the church and site seems to be multi-tasking as Divo Jacobo (which, we assume, may be Italian for Eglise Saint-Jacques, Eglise du Gesu, and Eglise Saint-Jacques. At the end of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

This church was almost an afterthought as we had already seen quite a few churches. But the effort was well rewarded, free to enter, photos permitted (no flash) and a stunning interior. Every surface is decorated in immense detail. Unfortunately, the ceiling badly needs repairs...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

The church is built in a mountain, so for going there you must take a bus from the city center... or walk. There is free the entrance. Go ealy because there is a lot of people, and the view is very impresive in that place.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

The church has a Baroque architecture. Looking at the building, one would clearly notice the similarities between this church and the Church of the Gesù in Rome. The Nice church was influenced by the Piedmontese baroque style with the constraints of a Roman edifice. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Tucked away in a non-descript alley, this church was a wonderful surprise. Inside the walls are continuous frescos and bas-reliefs with lots of detail in its decorations. The use of gesso and gilt on the fluted pilasters brings light to the interior. The trompe l'oeil...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

The church was very ornately decorated. Outside of the church it lists the individuals who had died during World War I.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Stumbled upon this church while disappointed after finding the Cathedral closed because it closed early on the Saturday before Easter. But I was so happy to see this church instead! A beautiful baroque church with lots of color and ornate decorations on the inside. I...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Walking into the Old town, found the church that says on the front: Divo Jacobo Majori Apostolo. This is a Catholic church. Its not big, small but quite ornate. I especially like the preacher's podium that have the arm sticking out holding a cross. Its...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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I have visited Nice tens of times .... the Church was always open from 9 am till 9 pm .... I could never see visiting hours .... as for the mass timings, I am not sure and do not understand it since I am not from the... More
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