Prince's Palace (State Apartments)

Prince's Palace (State Apartments)

Guardian of an ancient tradition, this Palace located in a unique setting upon the "Rock" of Monaco,was built on the site of a fortress erected by the Genoese in 1215. Today the splendors of this Palace can be admired by all, such as its Italian-style gallery and its 15th century frescoes; its Louis XVth lounge all in yellow and gold, its blue room, a harmonious blend of glorious blue and gold; its Mazarin room covered with multicoloured wood-panelling; the Throne Room, decorated with an impressive Renaissance fireplace; the Palatine Chapel built in the 17th century; St-Mary's Tower, built from the white stones of nearby La Turbie; the Main Courtyard and its 17th century Carrara marble double staircase…

Open daily:

  • Open from April 2 to October 31
  • From April 2 to April 30, opening hours are 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM everyday (last entry at 5:30 PM)
  • From May 1 to September 30, opening hours are 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM everyday (last entry at 6:00 PM)
  • From October 1 to October 31, opening hours are 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM everyday (last entry at 5:00 PM)

Prices (per person):

  • Adults: €7
  • Children aged 8-14 and students: €3.50

For more information

Access Map
Place du Palais
Tel. +377 93 25 18 31
Fax +377 93 50 81 73

Visit duration: 40 minutes.


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