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Saint Nicholas Cathedral

4 Rue Colonel Bellando Castro, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
+377 93 30 87 70
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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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4 Rue Colonel Bellando Castro, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
+377 93 30 87 70
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing in Monaco is really worth seeing but if you made it all the way to the hill where the palace is, walk around towards the ocean side and find the cathedral. This building is nice and worth seeing from outside unless you want to...More

Thank AVM2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful Cathedral is just a short walk from the Prince’s Palace. This present day Cathedral was constructed in 1875-1903 and consecrated in 1911. Many of the Grimaldi dynasty are entombed within the church to include Princess Grace and more recently Prince Rainier III. Princess...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very impressive cathedral on the outside and interesting inside. Numerous members of the Monaco Royal Family are buried here and you can join the queue walking past the memorials. The cathedral is a must see if you visit Monaco-ville, the old town of Monaco,...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

When we went there it was a sunday. We witnessed a Catholic family celebrating life . Inside the church was so peaceful and quiet and you can pray all your hearts desire. Outside the church is a great view and you just have pray and...More

Thank LinaJ
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lovely church near the Palace and Gardens See memorial to Princess Grace and other family members Dress respectfully

Thank yorkuk
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is free to enter and historically interesting. Our visit did not require a lot of time and we enjoyed the serenity and beautiful icons.

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This church is not as ornate and overdecorated like some of the others we have seen. In fact it is much more modest. However, having grown up in the Grace kelly/Princess Grace era, I loved seeing it and being a part of it. Princess Grace...More

Thank ergneb
Reviewed 19 October 2017

A lovely cathedral to see but not so much foo foo to be seen. Yet, here is where Grace Kelly was entombed. Why would you miss that?

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Impressive architecture with very pretty stained glass and painted ceiling. Pity there are some construction work inside the church which is causing some noise and disrupt the peace inside.

Thank Derrick L
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I visited this cathedral on a stop on a tour of the French Riviera. It is beautiful and looks out on the sea. Being from the Philadelphia area, I had always wanted to visit Monaco, the home of Princess Grace. The cathedral contains the graves...More

Thank Sherstur
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