Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas

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Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

This panorama shows the Russian Orthodox Cathedral Saint-Nicolas, considered as the most beautiful Russian church in Europe: brick pink, gray marble, ceramics bright, topped with six bulb shaped domes in gold. It contains icons, frescos and excepcional finishes.

Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas - FURTHER INFORMATION

Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas - Nice visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Alpes Maritimes.

The cathedral Saint-Nicolas in Nice was built under the patronage of Tsar Nicolas II in beginning of the 20th century, it was inaugurated on Dec. 17, 1912. The Russian Orthodox Cathedral Saint-Nicolas is one of many Russian attractions in Nice, and the largest orthodox Cathedral in Western Europe.

The cathedral has five, coloured and highly polished onion-domed cupolas giving it a 17th century appearance. It is a stunning example of Russian Orthodox architecture. Equally impressive inside, the cathedral is decorated with stunning, intricate carvings and frescoes.

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral Saint-Nicolas is a sign of the longtime Russian presence on the French Riviera, Alpes Maritimes. The cathedral is one of the finest examples of the Russian architecture, providing tourists an excellent opportunity to knowledge the Russian influence on the Cote d'Azur region.

The Saint-Nicolas Cathedral is located near and west of railway station, (Gare Nice-Ville) Nice, in France. The Cathedral is one of the most beautiful structures in the French Riviera.

Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas - Religious Icons

Saint-Nicolas Cathedral contains a number of important religious icons. Among them are:

  • St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker
  • The Archangel St. Michael
  • St. Alexander Nevsky
  • The Sacred Face of Jesus
  • The Apostle St. Peter
  • The Archangel St. Gabriel
  • Our Lady of Kazan
  • The Icon of the Resurrection

Cathédrale Saint-Nicolas - Visiting

Opening ours vary with the time of year. The cathedral is open:
* May-September 9am-12pm and 2:30-6pm
* October-April 9:30am-12pm and 2:30-5pm
One cannot wear shorts or short skirts as well as sleeveless shirts to go inside.


Avenue Nicolas II
06000 Nice, France
Phone: 04 93 96 88 02


Flight: Nice-Côte-d'Azur International Airport.
Road: Nice is linked by the A8 "La Provençale" to Aix-en-Provence on the west and the Italian border on the east. It takes approximately 9 hours to drive from Paris to Nice by motorway.
Train: Main train station (SNCF) - Nice Ville.

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