Nice place, close to Matisse Museum, religious atmosphere, beautiful paints, give a soul/essence/inner-meaning of old Religious time.
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The church is interesting with its ornate ceiling and the corridor to the monastery currently has a display of beautiful,photographs of high mountain scenery. Well worth a visit if you are in Cimiez .The Cimiez area is very interesting . Get No 15 bus from...More
I took the number 15 bus to Cimiez, mainly to go for the views of Nice and see the Matisse house. I did not expect to be totally beguiled by the gardens of the Monastere. It is a cultivated garden which still allows for natural...More
I stopped here while waiting for the Musee Matisse to open and it was well worth the time. The entire ceiling is covered with the most amazing frescos telling the story of the life of St Francis. I sat and contemplated the beauty for 30...More
" A picture is worth a thousand words" Monastery de Cimiez is the best example. The place which is Impossible to descibe in words..Awsome! Cimez is now a quarter of Nice, an upper class neighborhood. Besides Cimez Monastry, the area contains Henri Matisse Museum and...More
We visited this beautiful location after leaving the Chagall Museum. The gardens are amazing. I took wonderful pictures of the many different varieties of flowers. Great view too.
If you visit this Monastery, make sure to also visit the gardens which are very well kept and also have a nice view of Nice.
An impressive monastry with a beautiful garden. When going in remember to cover your shoulders. A cemetery near by.
We stayed near the Monastery and walked there one day to check it out. It has a beautiful garden surrounding the lovely old buildings. You can sit amongst the flowers and walnut trees with the backdrop of the cotes de azure behind you. Its right...More