The cathedral of Monaco 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.
Jul 11, 2018 · The cathedral was built using white stones from La Turbie, an ancient hilltop village just northwest of Monaco, which overlooks the principality from its elevated plateau. Dominating the village of La Turbie is the Trophée d’Auguste, a Roman building that was constructed to celebrate the glory of Emperor Augustus in 7 BC.
The cathedral was built in 1875–1903 and consecrated in 11 June 1911, and is on the site of the first parish church in Monaco built in 1252 and dedicated to Saint Nicholas. Of note are the retable (circa 1500) to the right of the transept, the Great Altar and the Episcopal throne in white Carrara marble .
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Near the Princes Palace in a pretty square at the top of La Roca you'll find the Monaco Cathedral, which was consecrated in 1875. It's one of the first parish churches that was in the principality in the 13th century. Most of the Grimaldis are buried here. Inside is a great body, and you can also be able to hear the young singers of Monaco outside the summer sing at Sunday Mass 10am. , Are a ...
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Apr 28, 2021 · Saint Nicholas Cathedral of Monaco Monaco's most important religious building, perched atop the Rock of Monaco About Map Share 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.
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