PICTURES EUROPA / MONACO

MONTE CARLO


Monte Carlo is the small principality of Monaco. It is a hunt of the rich and famous beacouse there is no tax. It is known as richiest area in Europe. The most famous attractions are Casino complex with its fabulous interior. Only if you want to came in you have to obey the dress code, get an passport and pay an entry free. Also there is a Grand Theatre de MOnte Carlo-an opera and ballet theatre. The Grimaldi family have their residence here. You can see the Princes Palace which once was known as Genoese fortress. Now is the Grimaldis house and they havent changed house or palace in about 700 years. As the part of the Palace is the Napoleon Museum with many artefacts associated with Le Petit Caporal. Also sights to see are the St Nicholas Cathedral, Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium, Jardin Exotique with its memorable plants, dry microcllimate and amazing views and Monaco Grand Prix and Monte Carlo Rally. Or you can just walk  along the coastal Avenue Saint Martin with its beatiful cliff side gardens.

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