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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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Basement interesting for history of people on Balcan

Church looks great outside- i loved roof especially; inside looks like classical orthodox church- icons and saints murals on the walls. Int he basement were graves of the king... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
lidkica
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Kragujevac, Serbia
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Darlington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite an interesting visit - 1 euro each to enter and obtain a cover up as legs and shoulders must be covered. In city centre.

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Kragujevac, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Church looks great outside- i loved roof especially; inside looks like classical orthodox church- icons and saints murals on the walls. Int he basement were graves of the king Nikola I and queen Milena of Montenegro.

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Vars, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I've detailed in my title, we visited the Church on 3 seperate occasions and had the misfortune to be greeted at the door by a Russian man who was very rude and threatening and would not let us enter. HAS ANYONE ever seen the inside ?

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Paris, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Nice location and small but clearly Russian Orthodox style church. Renovation is a huge undertaking. Wondering if financed by Russian Orthodox Church from Russia. If so, this is applaudible as its well invested. Will check next year on progress

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

I give it a 4 star because of the surprising aspect, I did not expect to see a Russian church here and I was glad to learn about this part of history. Otherwise, there is not that much to see and it would be more like a 3 star.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Sadly the church was covered in scaffolding and closed for refurbishments when we visited. Hopefully all work will be completed by the summer season. Looked very interesting.

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We were really disappointed to see that it was closed due to construction works aiming at renovating its facade. It does look really impressive on the outside, too bad we couldn't visit it..

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We had the good fortune of staying in the hotel across the street from this church. What fascinates me is how this place wound up here. The Russians who were having a Christening actually offered me food from their party. Good vibe & vista from this seaside house of Spirit.

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France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The church is undergoing significant restoration but is still worthy of a visit. A small entrance fee of 1 Euro is quite reasonable & once the drapes & scaffolding have been removed a better viewing will be all too evident.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The church is very interesting on the outside, not so much so on the inside and very small. Never the less interesting if you have never seen a Russian Orthodox church

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