Monaco Things to Do

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  • 1. Oceanographic Museum

    Albert I, great-grandfather of the present prince, founded this museum in 1910. In the main rotunda is a statue of Albert in his favorite costume: that of a sea captain. Displayed are specimens he...

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  • 2. Exotic Garden - Jardin Exotique

    Built on the side of a rock, these gardens are known for their cactus collection. They were begun by Prince Albert I, who was a naturalist and scientist. He spotted some succulents growing in the...

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  • 3. Grand Casino

    The casino was built in 1863, but is history dates back to the 1850s when the Grimaldi family was in financial trouble and was looking for a new source to generate some income. It was one of the...

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  • 4. Cathedral of St. Nicholas

    The cathedral's history goes back to the year 1252 when St. Nicholas Church was consecrated. Neoromanesque is the dominating style. It was consecrated in 1875 and as become the burial pace of the...

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  • 5. Grand Prix - Formula 1

    My budget does not allow me to watch a formula 1 race and I am not that much of a fan to save for it. The Monte Carlo Grand Prix however is a classic in car racing and the Circuit de Monaco probably...

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  • 6. The Palace

    Francois Grimaldi is one of the most legendary figures in Monaco's history. In 1297, he tried to get access to the fortress disguised as a monk. After he was welcomed, he opened the gates for his men...

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  • 7. Changing of Guard Ceremony

    Every day at 11.55 sharp. Popular for tourists and equal in different parts parts of the world. Call it : - London (UK) - Bangkok (Thailand) - Vatican city by swiss guards (Italy) - Prague ( Czech...

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  • 8. Japanese Garden

    A stylized replica of the great outdoors, with its mountain, hill, waterfall, beach and brook, this surprising 7000 m2 park is an authentic work of art created by respecting the strictest principles...

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  • 9. Grace Kelly Gravestone

    Prince Ranier was the ruler of Monaco who married the American film star Grace Kelly. Princess Grace was the reason why Monaco became the place to go for the rich and famous and not just a small...

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  • 10. The Promenade

    Stars get to have their hands cast in bronze along the the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, on Hollywood Boulevard and on Vine Street. In Monaco this honour is given to famous footballers - and...

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  • 11. Monte Carlo

    Monte Carlo was a kind of wasteland until in 1856 the prince allowed a casino to open it's doors here. He also changed the laws so that gambling was legalised and taxes would soon start to be lowered...

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  • 12. Opera

    Since its creation in 1879, the Opera of Monte-Carlo has gained international fame, playing a key role in promoting the most beautiful voices to the rest of Europe. The Opera of Monte-Carlo secured a...

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  • 13. The Port

    Always worth a look, the harbour of Monaco is home to a wide variety of boating excess, much of which appears to be for sale at any time. Among the professions serving the world's acute...

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  • 15. Monaco's Old Town

    To some it may be a fixed part of the itinerary, to some others a hidden gem. Monaco's old town is the proof that the city has a soul, older and more authentic...

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  • 16. Beauty got her Crown

    Grace Kelly was not born in a royal family, but all born princesses could envie her on a devine beauty and elegancy. In the 50-es only the most beautiful women...

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  • 17. The only way to experience the F1 circuit

    UPDATE: since July 2009Alas Monaco's red Ferrari ride is no more - it has fallen victim to Green hypocrisy. Under the pretext of reducing environmental...

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  • 18. MONACO VILLE

    Discover the old town through the narrow alleyways from the middle ages which lead to the picturesque Place Saint Nicolas and Placette Bosio, the Chapel of...

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  • 19. PALAIS DE JUSTICE

    This Palace was built in 1924, on the initiative of Prince Louis II and inaugurated on May 1st 1930. It is built out of sea tuff, a grey and porous stone, which...

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  • 20. Monaco Tourist Office

    My visit was many years ago, and sadly our College party was totally lost in Monaco. It was a time before websites, laptops and wifi. So it was all maps and...

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  • 21. riding the bus,easy, simple and only 1 euro

    I would get on the public bus that takes you in a loop thoughout the city. It takes you to all the tourist sites and the bus driver even shout out some of the...

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  • 22. Drive a ferrari

    Driving a ferrari is everyone's dream, isn't it ?Well, I did a ferrari trip with Liven Up ferrari Tours and hopefully I got a French Riviera Privilege Club Card...

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  • 23. View from the top!

    Make sure and go up to the top of the hill and see the Church and the Exotic Gardens---mostly cacti and other succulents but very pretty and well...

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  • 24. Views from Princess Grace's Church

    The following photos demonstrate the well-appointed plot chosen for the church.Leaving the church, you will directly face the graduated gardens, with the sea...

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  • 25. La grotte de l'Observatoire

    This tour takes about 35 minutes, and inside it's warm & damp, though the warmth is relative: if you're there in summer you might see it as a bit of a cooling...

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