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“Closed for Renovation” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedrale Orthodoxe Russe St-Nicolas a Nice

Cathedrale Orthodoxe Russe St-Nicolas a Nice
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Nice City Sightseeing Small Group Tour
Ranked #14 of 211 things to do in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Russian cathedral was built in the early 20th century in honor of the son of Aleksandr II tsarevich Nicolai, who died in Nice after failing to recover from tuberculosis.
Los Angeles, California
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261 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Closed for Renovation”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It took us awhile to walk to the cathedral only to be disappointed to learn that it was closed for renovation.

Visited June 2014
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Arrived and initially able to enjoy the beauty and atmosphere. Pleased to respect the request for quiet and appreciated the opportunity to enjoy the ornate decoration. However, I was soon ashamed to be British when a coach load of noisy people seemed unable not to chatter and complain about the admission charge.

Visited May 2014
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3 Thank mmcfh
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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“Closed July 2014”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Very disappointing there was scaffolding around the whole building and this was then clad in tarpaulin so we did not even get to see the outside of the building and the gates were locked.

Visited July 2014
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Margate, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Dont go”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This wonderful cathedral is worth a visit but not at the moment where it is covered in scaffolding and tarpaulin. It is largely also not possible to go inside the building. On a hot day it would be a shame to trudge all the way there, only to be disappointed, like we were.

Visited July 2014
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A great place to visit if only it was open”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The cathedral is currently closed for restoration (July 2014) and the entire building is covered in scaffolding and protective tarpaulins, so you can not even photograph the outside..

Visited July 2014
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