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Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville

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Bordered by colorful mansions, the officers' barracks, and the imposing façade of the Prince’s Palace, Place du Palais offers a glimpse into the history and of Monaco's royal family. Heralded by the blaring of trumpets, the tattoo of drums, and the stamping of feet, the square hosts the daily changing of the guard. Examine cannons and cannonballs from the period of Louis XIV, and admire the geometric designs in the square's multicolored surface. 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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  • After parking our car in downtown (parking fee but very affordable after 19: 00), we set up by the small path reported to discover the Palace and its place. Physical but it's worth, this Palace is very large it is very nice and clean. It is down by the gardens and Museum that are beautiful and offer beautiful views.
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  • It is a place with nice palazzo's and the castle of the Grimaldi's, guarded by ... His guard :-) It is not as serious as in London, but the white uniform makes it... Attractive. You'll have to get the...  more »
  • It is an Esplanade, between the Palace and the most classic streets of Monaco. Really that's all so clean and care that seems tale. It has Monte Carlo and Monaco, Harbour view, from that square will enter the Palace and the changing of the guard can be seen.
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