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Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville

Must see · Architectural Building · Landmark
Place du Palais is a historical square directly adjacent to the official residence of the royal family of Monaco. At the heart of Monaco's old town, the square attracts visitors as a central meeting point and an ideal place to get to know the city's architecture and history. The Prince's Palace will draw your attention from the square, with its magnificent facade of various styles. Beyond stretches the view of mountains in southern France. The icing on the cake is the panorama of the luxury harbors with expensive yachts. Make Place du Palais a centerpiece of your Monaco-Ville vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Monaco-Ville trip itinerary builder tool.
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  • The square where the Grimaldi family residence is located affords gorgeous views over the area and the water. Catch the changing of the guards.  more »
  • Iconic point for panorama view of the city and entire harbour of Monaco. Courtyard is big but empty, very clean indeed. Change guards at 11.55AM everyday but I didn't want to wait around as heard...  more »
  • Although the Palace was closed (until April 1, 2020), I still enjoyed being in this large square looking up at the Royal Palace. The area was pretty empty (early February) which made the experience...  more »

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