The Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate (in French language: Cathédrale de Notre-Dame-Immaculée), but sometimes called Saint Nicholas Cathedral (the name of the old church which was demolished in 1874), or Monaco Cathedral (French: Cathédrale de Monaco), is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Monaco in Monaco-Ville, Monaco, where many of the ...
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The cathedral of Monaco is dedicated to the Virgin, although popularly known as Saint Nicholas because of the church that previously stood on its site. The current building was built in the 19th century. The first chapel was built here in the 13th century, dedicated to Saint Nicholas.
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Built in 1875, using white stones from La Turbie, on the site of a 13th century church dedicated to Saint Nicolas, the Monaco Cathedral is an impressive monument. This is where Prince Rainier III and Princess Grace got married and it houses the tombs of the former Princes of Monaco.
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Monte Carlo St Nicholas Cathedral. T he Cathedral of Monaco (St Nicholas Cathedral) was built in 1875 on the site of a 13th century church dedicated to Saint Nicolas. Constructed in the Roman-Byzantine style using white stones brought from La Turbie it presents an imposing building which has been used as the burial place for the Grimaldi ...
A little history The Rock of Monaco became a fortified citadel between 1215 and 1240. A Papal Bull, issued by Pope Innocent IV on 6 December 1247, created the first Parish independent from that of La Turbie, and granted permission to build a church dedicated to Saint Nicholas, patron saint of seafarers.
Jul 11, 2018 · The Cathédrale Notre-Dame-Immaculée of Monaco, or Saint Nicholas Cathedral, is the main church of the Monegasque Archdiocese and an important symbol of Monaco’s identity, history and faith. It is located in Monaco’s old town on the Rock of Monaco and is both a much-visited Roman-Byzantine-style landmark in the principality and a central ...