Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St Nicholas
Avenue Nicolas-II, 06000 Nice Route Planner
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May-Oct: 9am-noon, 2pm-6pm; rest of year: 9.30am-noon, 2pm-5.30pm


The cathedral was built by a Russian architect in 1912. Its six cupola with golden bulbs add a touch of the exotic to the Nice skyline and symbolise the importance of the Russian colony on the Côte d'Azur. The interior, in the shape of a Greek cross, with its décor of frescos, woodwork and icons show great goldsmith's work. There is a sumptuous iconostas around the choir.


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