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Monastere de Cimiez

1 Place Jean Paul II, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 81 00 04
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1 Place Jean Paul II, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 81 00 04
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Accessible monastery to the public but I would strongly suggest booking in advance to be able to view it from more than just the outside

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit on the way to the Roman bath site. Not to much to say as its a ten minute visit to be honest.

Thank mark h
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Arrved early for museums and spent time in the building, fantastic frescos and lovely garden with views back to the sea. Museum basic but you can see how monks lived.

1  Thank kendricn
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The gardens are lovely; and there are some vistas looking out over some parts of Nice. The buildings are also mildly interesting; but the main thing here is the cemetery containing the grave of Henri Matisse. This is within walking distance from the Henri Matisse...More

Thank 22go2
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Monastère of Cimiez war a great experience for me, as I - visiting the cemetary - not only had the chance to visit Henri Matisse's grave, but also coincidetially found the grave of Emile Conte Targhetta d'Audiffret, who I got the honour to meet...More

Thank Margit M
Reviewed 8 November 2016

You must visit the garden during springtime, it is absolutely gorgeous! this garden is one of my favourite spots in town, very peaceful, very well kept and look after, a perfect meditation spot or just a place to chill out

1  Thank soundyoga
Reviewed 27 October 2016

it reminded me of my growing up days how church are so simple . across the church is an Olive Garden .

1  Thank Blessie F
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were in need of a nice, serene place to visit away from the crowds and the heat and found exactly what we were looking for in this monastery. We are not Catholics but were impressed by the stories of the saints presented here. We...More

Thank cnjdk
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Disappointing we could not find out a great deal of how why etc The shop is in need of a revamp and better vision for people to be engaged and buy

Thank buksang
Reviewed 14 September 2016

An absolutely beautiful setting with gardens that have not been altered since they were established in the 1500s. The views over Nice as just as spectacular. We didn't visit inside the Monastery but we understand there is a small museum there as well.

Thank Becky E
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