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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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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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St. Nicholas Cathedral

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Swan Hill, Australia
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Swan Hill, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Eastbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Saint Nicholas Cathedral is one of my favourite places in Monaco. Everyone must enter in it and see it's beautiful.

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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

AKA Cathédrale Notre-Dame-Immaculée; this is the place where many of the Grimaldis were buried including Grace Kelly and Rainier III.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful looking church. Very peaceful and serene compared to the glamour and bustle of Monaco. A must visit. Epic interior

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The cathedral in Monaco is a must-see for any tourist in the area - it's only a few steps away from the Palace, so there's no excuse not to go there! Apart from the amazing architecture that will please the art lover, there is also the added "attraction" of the royal tombs (most notably the one of Grace Kelly). P.S.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Saint Nicholas Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Monaco in Monaco-Ville, Monaco, is the final resting place of many of the Grimaldi family including Grace Kelly and Rainier III. The cathedral was built between 1875-1903 and consecrated in 1911. It is located on the site of the first parish church in Monaco which was built in 1252 and dedicated... More 

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