Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, Nice

#3 of 25 in Historic Sites in Nice
Must see · Church · Tourist Spot
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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  • A very impressive building in superb condition, which we enjoyed looking at and round immensely. Could have done with a leaflet explaining things. Even the ‘info’ board outside had nothing.  more »
  • The Cathedrale is stunning. Make sure you walk around the entire building. The only problem we had was parking. If you can take a train, cab, hop on/off tour bus you will come out ahead. It's...  more »
  • Very beautiful. Women wearing shorts grab a sheet to drape around your legs to meet dress code policy. No speaking or photographs inside the church either. We were able to snap one interior photo from behind a pillar. Highly recommend the trip out to see it. Free entry.
  • We walked from the coast. Great way to walk through various parts of Nice. The neighbourhood where it’s located isn’t the most appealing to the eyes however it was worth it. The exterior is very photogenic. Woman cannot be uncovered however they do supply scarfs to cover up properly.

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