Le Rocher

Discover the old town through the narrow alleyways from the middle ages which lead to the picturesque Place Saint Nicolas and Placette Bosio, the Chapel of Mercy, Palais de Justice and the Cathedral, a Roman-Byzantine style building built in 1875.
Naturally, your feet will guide you to the Place du Palais, where every day at precisely 11:55am the changing of the guard takes place in front of the Princely Palace.
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La Rampe Major et Porte Neuve
The Rampe Major, paved with red bricks, runs between two XVIth century gateways, connecting La Condamine and the Place du Palais.
Visit time
15 min.
Lignes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 Place d'Armes
Place d'Armes
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The Changing of the Guard
Every day at 11.55 am, a changing of the guard ceremony takes place on the Palace Square, a solemn military ritual performed with perfect coordination.
Visit time
15 min.
Lignes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville
Place du Palais
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Prince’s Palace
The Prince’s Palace in Monaco is a private residence, but the State Apartments are open to visitors for part of the year. 
Lignes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville
Place du Palais
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Courthouse

This Palace was built in 1924, on the personal initiative of HSH Prince Louis II and inaugurated on May 1st 1930. 

Lignes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville
5 Rue Colonel Bellando de Castro
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Monaco Cathedral

Built with white stones from La Turbie in 1875, this roman-Byzantine style building houses the burial places of past princes.

Visit time
30 min.
Lignes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville
4, rue Colonel Bellando de Castro
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St Martin Gardens

The Principality’s first public garden, opened in 1816, was built on an abandoned plot in order to provide work for residents when famine hit the Principality.

Visit time
10 min.
Lignes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville
Avenue Saint-Martin
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Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Built on the side of Monaco’s legendary Rocher, the Oceanographic Museum founded by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco’s great-great-grandfather Prince Albert I has been watching over the oceans for more than a century. The Museum is renowned throughout the world for its expertise and has more than 6,000 specimens on display. 

Visit time
3h00
Lignes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville
Avenue Saint-Martin
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