Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Paris

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View of the cathedral.

The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (French: cathédrale Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky, Russian: Собор Александра Невского) is a Russian Orthodox cathedral church in the 8th arrondissement of Paris.

Established and consecrated in 1861, it is the first Russian Orthodox place of worship in France. It is the see of the Patriarchal Exarchate for Orthodox Parishes of Russian Tradition in Western Europe, under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. The cathedral is a historical monument since 11 May 1981.[1]

Famous people[edit]


  • Nicolas Ross, Saint-Alexandre sur-Seine, édition du CERF.


Coordinates: 48°52′40″N 2°18′06″E / 48.87778°N 2.30167°E / 48.87778; 2.30167