La Salle des Mariages, Menton

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From 1957 to 1958, the mayor of Menton, Francis Palmero requested the renowned Jean Cocteau to decorate his wedding hall. A masterpiece of its kind, the artist designed a magnificent setting perfect in the eyes of many a critique. Everything in La Salle des Mariages was designed by the master's hand. The murals of course but also wooden doors patterned diamond points, carpet, as well as leopard style bronze candelabra. The highlights of this hall are the portraits of eternal lovers are traced in a meander line. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to La Salle des Mariages by using our Menton travel itinerary planner.
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  • Jean Cocteau is very much present in Menton with a museum, a bastion and the wedding room. Everything in this exceptional room was designed by Cocteau: the paintings, the carpet, the chairs and even t...  more »
  • This small and relatively simple marriage room was designed by the local genius Jean Cocteau in an original poetic style that one would have a hard time finding elsewhere. The furniture, carpet and wa...  more »
  • The Marriage Hall in the Town Hall was decorated by Jean Cocteau in the 1950s and is a great example of his work. Walls and ceiling are completely covered with his striking designs, full of symbolism....  more »
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  • Wedding room decorated by Jean Cocteau. Very popular with foreigners, especially the Chinese.
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