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Saint Nicholas Cathedral

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Address: 4 Rue Colonel Bellando Castro, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
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+377 93 30 87 70
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Magnificent cathedral, built in 1875, is the final resting place of...

Magnificent cathedral, built in 1875, is the final resting place of Princess Grace of Monaco, several important 16th-century paintings and a wooden altar dating from the Spanish Renaissance.

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Cathedral

What an incredible sight to behold. The stone work inside and outside of the cathedral is a sight to behold. The tomb of Princess Grace inside the Cathedral was a plus.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an incredible sight to behold. The stone work inside and outside of the cathedral is a sight to behold. The tomb of Princess Grace inside the Cathedral was a plus.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many churches on the Riviera well worth a visit. This isn't among them. It's a bulky, bombastic, tribute to ill-gotten money, as tasteless and ugly as the rest of the boil on the backside of Europe that is Monaco. It's a sort of footballers' wives' idea of a cathedral, as inauthentic as the absurd mock "royalty" of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a train ride from Nice to visit Monaco and The Cathedral was one of our places of interest. Quite beautiful and a lovely last resting place for Prince Rainnier and Princess Grace of Monaco. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you can find most of Monaco recent history buried there. if you try to understand a place go visit churches and cathedrals.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only highlight was saw what looked like a super model finishing her prayers but other than that, too clean and modern to be interesting.

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Swan Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

A different Cathedral to many, guess the main reason we were taken there was to see the last resting place of Princess Grace and the King of Monaco. This is more modern than most, but very well looked after too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

The cathedral is lovely but not "old" as in the rest of Europe, so it felt a little surreal with the painted on stones and mortar. There are niches along both sides with stained glass windows and statues of the saints, these are quite nice. This is the final resting place for Grace Kelly, so in that respect is quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous place. Quiet and serene. A place for contemplation. The resting place of Grace Kelly and her husband the King of Monaco. Fresh flowers on the tomb every day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

One of the highlights of a visit to Monaco. The architecture is quite interesting and beautiful with its contrast on a neoclassical exterior and a baroque interior. Inside are the tombs of the Grimaldi monarchs.

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

it feels a bit like Disney world... the cathedral is just a little too perfect. For Monaco standards it is fairly old and grand but for real world standards it is small and rather a let-down. Go to Nice or anywhere in the Provence area and you will find much more interesting buildings. Obviously if you are a royalty afficionado...... More 

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