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Address: 8 Avenue de l'Imperatrice, 64200 Biarritz, France
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Attended a mass

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... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
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53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

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

Thank Moritz W
Anlaby, Hull
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174 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 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

Thank mcleodalimc
Sussex, England
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253 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 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.

Thank AndreaSussex_England
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779 reviews
249 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 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.

Thank yogiacomo
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58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 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.

Thank 2brighton
Charlottesville, Virginia
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323 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Fairly large on the outside, the church seems small on the inside. Not lavishly decorated, with a modest icon stand.

Thank putnik123
Belgrade, Serbia
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

good location, nice frescoes, services on Sunday, but the pope sing on French. candles are for free. There you can get informations about cultural events in the town

Thank 960Jelena_S
Riga, Latvia
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85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Visited the church in July 2015 - the atmosphere seemed like a mix of Russian culture with French environment - french ladies sitting and chatting near to the icons of saints, authentic interior, and still, Russian speech and faces.

Thank Anastasia_Shishkina
Cupar, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This was the first Orthodox church I had visited, and it is interesting. It's a working church, struggling a little bit financially by the look of it, but in a way that makes it the more authentic. Internally it is quite small but has a strong sense of atmosphere. I'm glad I went to see it.

Thank glen1goodboy
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88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Not worth a special trip as a little run down but the leaflet they give you is very interesting about history of orthodox church

Thank FelixstoweSue

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