Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, Nice

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Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice houses some of the greatest Tsarist art in France. The cathedral's construction was funded by Tsar Nicholas II, and devout Russian courtiers once visited regularly. Ownership of the structure was disputed for about half a decade, and was finally settled in favor of the Russian government. To visit Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice and other attractions in Nice, use our Nice holiday planning app.
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  • from outside it looks very impressive,,,however while entering inside, it is not impressive at all,,,particularly after looking so many nice cathedrals in europe, i would not recomend this cathedral.....  more
    from outside it looks very impressive,,,however while entering inside, it is not impressive at all,,,particularly after looking so many nice cathedrals in europe, i would not recomend this cathedral.....  more »
  • Recommend a visit to this beautiful cathedral. The architecture is amazing. Worth spending 10 minutes inside to appreciate the wonderful morals / paintings. Like others have said, no information on.....  more
    Recommend a visit to this beautiful cathedral. The architecture is amazing. Worth spending 10 minutes inside to appreciate the wonderful morals / paintings. Like others have said, no information on.....  more »
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  • Looks a lot more interesting on the outside than it actually is inside. I guess if you speak Russian then it's ok but otherwise it's just lots of icons. Amazingly detailed though they are, often gilt with precious metals and stones, the sheer number without any description in French or English rather numbs the senses. At least it's free!
  • Russian style church that has amazing architecture. You're able to go inside if you're covered, but not allowed photos. It's a nice place to relax.

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