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Prince's Palace (Palais du Prince)

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Address: Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
Phone Number: 93 25 18 31
Description: Bask in the unabashed opulence of this palace, decked out in colored...
Bask in the unabashed opulence of this palace, decked out in colored marbles and gold plating.
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It's a Palace

We walked up to the palace from the main city and it was a bit of a trek but well worth it. The views are incredible and you can see both sides of the Monaco principality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Skibbereen, Ireland
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Skibbereen, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We walked up to the palace from the main city and it was a bit of a trek but well worth it. The views are incredible and you can see both sides of the Monaco principality. There are lots of souvenir shops and some really nice cafes and restaurants on this hill.

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Mount Gambier, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Prince's palace at "The Rock" Monte Carlo is a great place to wander around. The highlight is the changing of the Guard which occurs @11.55am every day. Unfortunately when we were there, it was raining so the change over was quite small. Still good none the less. There is alot of souvenir shops around the perimeter of the palace square... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Going to the Palace is a challenge if you drive. It is difficult to figure out the right roads. It is confusing. The second time we went, my cousin drove and took us right to it. It is a fantastic place. It is a mix of medieval and modern due to additions made in the 20th century to improve the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The sun has set when we decided to go up to the castle perched on the hill. I suggested to my companions that we took a cab going up. A taxi was parked just at the bottom of the hill and wanted 15 euro for the trip. I was the only one interested while my 3 other companions preferred to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Didn't visit the palace but loved that part of Monaco. It is lovely to visit on a sunny day; great views with a glass of wine from one of the terraced restaurants near by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Beautiful tour of the palace. The views are nice and while not as "grand" as some palaces, it was tasteful and great to see where Princess Grace lived.

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Carthage, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

We were just walking around here and by chance they were changing the guard. It was rather hard to see because of the mass of people, but glad we got to see it. The views here are great and just a short distance from the palace we had lunch of some great crepes. I guess you have to do that... More 

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Marseille, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

From time to time, we fancy a day trip to Monaco. But we never drive there, just drop the car in the free car park in Nice St. Augustine station and take a train there, costs only a few Euros. We like to climb to the high hill where there's the Royal Palace. Not that I have much interest in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Palace's exterior is small compared to other Palaces and there are only a small number of guards - except at the changing of the guards at the daily 11.55 am ceremony. In front of the Palace is a square but go to the sides where you see the fantastic views commanded from this majestic position. Definitely a place to... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Impressive palace set on top of the Rocher. View from the top is quite stunning. The cannons and pyramids of balls are fascinating to see. The guard changes every day at 11.55 am. The surrounding streets are nice to walk around being the older part of Monaco.

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