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Saint Nicholas Cathedral

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Address: 4 Rue Colonel Bellando Castro, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
Phone Number: +377 93 30 87 70
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Magnificent cathedral, built in 1875, is the final resting place of...

Magnificent cathedral, built in 1875, is the final resting place of Princess Grace of Monaco, several important 16th-century paintings and a wooden altar dating from the Spanish Renaissance.

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Resting place of Princess Grace of Monaco

Visited the Cathedral as we made our way to the Royal Palace from the harbour area. Definitely worth a look, quite modern and perhaps not as spectacular inside as some European... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the Cathedral as we made our way to the Royal Palace from the harbour area. Definitely worth a look, quite modern and perhaps not as spectacular inside as some European cathedrals, but worth visiting the tombs of Princess Grace and Prince Ranier whilst inside. Stop and light a candle.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped by at the Cathedral on our way to the Palace from the Oceanographic Museum. It is located on a beautiful quaint road with views of the sea. The roads widens up right in front of the Cathedral and there are benches across the road to sit down and view the Cathedral. One has to climb a flight of... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cathedral is relatively new having built in 1903. This new structure came up on the original site of the first parish church of Monaco built in 1252. The new structure has very nice white stone architecture. Though relatively small in size but the aesthetics of the structure is really nice.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a stop here while in Monaco. Just down the road from the Palace. Princess Grace and Prince Ranier are both buried inside.

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

he Monaco Cathedral was built over the former Church of Saint Nicholas of stone form La Turbie. It’s official name is Notre-Dame Immaculée and is most noted for the church of the ruling Grimaldi family. It was dedicated and consecrated to St. Nicholas in 1875This is the church where Monaco Prince Ranier and Princess Grace Kelley were married and laid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice cathedral, not big. There is a nice garden in front it. Walking distance from the Ocean. Museum, and the Royal Palace.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a pretty good church. Not as good as ones Rome or the massive ones in major cities but you need to remember Monaco is not massive. Grace Kelly buried here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, and very pretty inside. I went to a service and it was in French. Gorgeous Cathedral in Monaco.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the car park it is a beautiful walk high above the sea.mthe views and local gardens are stunning. The facade of the cathedral is beautiful. Inside is a tribute to all the previous Royal leaders of Monaco. Including the tomb of Princess Grace and her husband Prince Rainiar. The tombs are understated with a single rose. Otherwise the inside... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An imposing Cathedral, not pretty, but magnificent in architecture. An absolute must to see Rainier's and Grace's tomb, both very plain but identifiable by flowers left there. A horrible painting of Grace and Rainier on their wedding day is the only decoration.

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