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Address: 4 Rue Colonel Bellando Castro, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
Phone Number: +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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Beautiful church

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Kennesaw, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A tour took us here and we really enjoyed it. Grace Kelly is buried here along with other members of the Grimaldis. It is beautiful and you should visit if in the area.

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Maylene, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

What struck me most about this cathedral is the architecture. Such wonderful detail work, all done in an age where the tools pale in comparison to today. The stone work, wood work and painting are all beautiful. That beauty coupled with the history make the cathedral well worth your time.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very impressive building. The tombs of the Princes are very simple.The Tomb of Princess Grace is the one most visitors want to see, there was a queue forming as people stopped to pay their respects. The picture of her wedding was very poignant, at the head of the tomb.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The attraction of this church wasn't its architectural style or its treasures (a Renaissance screen, a carrara marble pulpit and altar), but to see where Princess Grace was buried. Behind the apse, the Grimaldi's have floor plaques noting the burial place of a royal family member. Princess Grace and Prince Rainer had floor plaques here side by side. The memorial... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

our group had a short visit from this place. it is beautiful but I think in Monaco you can visit the many better place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Located in the old town of Monaco up on "the Rock" which is a bit of a walk uphill from the harbour. The Cathedral was built in 1875 in a Roman - Byzantine style. It is a bit on the small side but arguably this is in proportion to the small principality of Monaco. Beautiful architecture inside and out. It... More 

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