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Reviewed July 31, 2018

This Church was built some 100 years ago when many Russians left their home country when Communist Revolution occurred and they came to France.
We visited, better say tried to as it was closed, this Russian Orthodox Church right after spending some time at the lavish Hotel du Palais next door. What a contrast and what a shame for a Church to be left in such a condition. The facade is in desperate need of renovation and being closed it looked like abandoned. I cannot comment the interior as we weren't able to enter.

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The church is surprisingly poorly maintained given that Biarritz is very clean and very good looked after place.

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

This church is in bad need of restoration but it is a fascinating building and still has regular services with a small but friendly congregation. We attended the Orthodox Christmas service, which was beautiful.

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

A beautiful building which could use some restoration. Like the Russian Orthodox church in Nice, a visit gives insight into a time in history when many Russians came to France.

1  Thank Cindyh98
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Dating from the 19th Century, the church is now in a very sad state of dilapidation, with the paint peeling off the walls and everything looking old and worn out. It may have been beautiful once upon a time but it's difficult to see it now. There are some interesting icons.
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Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed December 27, 2016

its just an impressive russian orthodox church close to the beach and opposite off the Grand Hotel. Take a look!

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Reviewed October 5, 2016

Only the top floor is actually the church and the bit that is open, lower two floors are private. Only open a few hours at the moment but worth a look and impressive outside

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Reviewed September 20, 2016

This is a church build by Russian emigres around the turn of the century and it is a window into another world. The Icons came from St Petersburg and are stunning. Check opening times as it is only open some days of the week.

1  Thank AndreaSussex_England
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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We've been to Orthodox churches before all over the world, but this was only the 3rd time we've been to mass. Always great listening to the cants being sung. The church needs some help, but it's still special.

1  Thank yogiacomo
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

This very ornate building is situated at the back of the Grand Plage. The different colours on the dome were something worth seeing when the sun shone on it.

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