Must see attractions in Monaco

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    Casino de Monte Carlo

    Peeping inside Monte Carlo’s legendary marble-and-gold casino is a Monaco essential. The building, open to visitors every morning, including the exclusive…

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    Musée Océanographique de Monaco

    Stuck dramatically to the edge of a cliff since 1910, the world-renowned Musée Océanographique de Monaco, founded by Prince Albert I (1848–1922), is a…

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    Le Rocher

    Monaco Ville, also called Le Rocher, is the only part of Monaco to have retained its original old town, complete with small, windy medieval lanes. The old…

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    Jardin Exotique

    Home to the world’s largest succulent and cactus collection, from small echinocereus to 10m-tall African candelabras, the gardens tumble down the slopes…

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    Palais Princier de Monaco

    Built as a fortress atop Le Rocher in the 13th century, this palace is the private residence of the Grimaldi family. It is protected by the blue-helmeted,…

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    Collection de Voitures Anciennes

    Starting in the early 1950s, car-mad Prince Rainier amassed an impressive array of over 100 classic automobiles, which he opened to the public in 1993…

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    Roseraie Princesse Grace

    Thoroughly revamped in 2014, this exuberant collection of over 4000 rose bushes – along with the adjacent Parc Fontvieille – stands out in dramatic…

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    Cathédrale de Monaco

    An adoring crowd continually shuffles past Prince Rainier’s and Princess Grace’s flower-adorned graves, located inside the cathedral choir of Monaco's…

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    Parc Princesse Antoinette

    Shaded by centenary olive trees, this park in the hills above La Condamine is popular with local families for its ample playground and minigolf course.

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    Jardins St-Martin

    The steep-sided, statue-studded Jardins St-Martin runs round the coast outside the Musée Océanographique.

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    Crique Ciappaira

    This minuscule, hidden cove at the foot of Le Rocher is reached by a steep staircase near the Parking des Pêcheurs. Tucked up against steep cliffs and a…

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    Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies

    This one-room museum traces the history of stamps and coins minted in Monaco. The stamp collection, spanning many decades, is especially fun, with images…

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    Église Ste-Dévote

    This 19th-century chapel is dedicated to Monaco's patron saint, whose body was brought here after her martyrdom in Corsica in 303 AD. The current church…

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    Jardin Japonais

    Sandwiched between built-up Monte Carlo, Larvotto and the Mediterranean, the Jardin Japonais is intended as a piece of paradise. It was blessed by a…