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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
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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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We were visiting Monte Carlo for the day so had to visit the palace. This was a really well maintained and informative tour, with audio guides explaining what you say in each... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
RajaMukherjee
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Horsham
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even if you don't go inside, it is worth a visit for its history, the dramatic view and many excellent photo opportunities: old cannons, view of harbor below. You can take the Little Train or walk up. The Palace is situated atop a cliff called the Rock. The area of Monaco has a long and interesting history. There is evidence... More 

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Horsham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting Monte Carlo for the day so had to visit the palace. This was a really well maintained and informative tour, with audio guides explaining what you say in each room. It did not however go into the history as much as it could. This was a fortified palace for a long time and linked to the French.... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We bought a dual-ticket for the Palais and the Oceanographic Museum and it was worth the walk-through and to admire the opulence and history. Doesn't take long.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to many palace and castles but the decor in this one was more modern and nice. The pictures of Princess Grace with her family were cool to see. No pictures allowed. Quick walk through.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the palace whilst on a day trip from our cruise, we walked from the aquarium up passed the park and cathedral to the princes place . The changing if the guard happens daily just before 12 noon, but get there earlier as the crowds gather in advance to watch this tradition...we then had a lovely walk back down... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I entered on crutches with prepaid ticket and was faced with lots of stairs. No lift. Struggled up one level which caused a lot of pain and asked for a chair to sit on but they said none available. I was then given the option to leave and sit in garden. I asked for a cup of water to take... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to reach. Few steps from the city. Nearby church and can have a wonderful view of montecarlo. A statue of Francois Grimaldi just outside the palace . Interesting story behind it.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good tour of an impressive palace with a good audio guide. Don't forget to turn yoyur phones off though and no photos allowed. Reasonably priced worth a visit.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get there early.....very popular with tourists and locals. We hopped of the Hop On Hop Off tour bus to see this event and also to have lunch in one of the many restaurants closely. Don't miss it!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a decent stop, but nothing too special. We did not pay to go inside, just took pictures from the square and explored a little bit in the neighborhoods across the square from the palace. Good 1-2 hour stop.

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