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The Palace Guards

B.p. 518, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
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A Must See in Monaco.

We went to see the Changing of the Guards. It happens every day starting at 11.55am for about 20... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Time for a change

Get there for the changing of the guards at 12 noon (on the bell) Get to front for a good view... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
York, United Kingdom
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B.p. 518, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

We went to see the Changing of the Guards. It happens every day starting at 11.55am for about 20 mins. We were lucky with lovely weather in November. You see the guards in all their glory marching in and out playing music from the band....More

Thank NAIRDA55
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Get there for the changing of the guards at 12 noon (on the bell) Get to front for a good view (only lasts 10/15 mins)

Thank yorkuk
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This is must togo, but finally there is not anything new or interesting. You can see same show in many cities :)

Thank Miketapio
Reviewed October 25, 2017

I would suggest starting by getting there around 1130h and heading over to the ticket office to purchase your ticket for the Palace tour. There is a 30 minute or so audio guide that you get when yo check in. If you are looking at...More

1  Thank Dustin C
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Altho we just missed the changing of the guard, we did see the one guard that just walks back and forth all day long guarding the Palace. Nothing special.

Thank ergneb
Reviewed October 19, 2017

All your efforts produce a lot of pix of other people's cameras. The space provided does not really accommodate so many tourists.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Just like in London at the Palace - you wouldn't want to miss the changing of the guards. Not quite the same pomp and ceremony but still very interesting - just a sad indictment of the times to see the weaponary that they have to...More

Thank Gus S
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

The Palace Guards are not Buckingham Palace like because they talk and crack a smile. Nevertheless, it worth a stop to see them while on Prince's Palace.

Thank cjkranz
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Lots of tourists, cruise passengers and coach parties gather for the 2 minute changing of the guards at 11:55 each day. All a bit tame and rehearsed. Certainly not as crisp or well executed as the Grenadier Guards at Buckingham Palace but it's ok and...More

Thank OutnAbout007
Reviewed August 6, 2017

The real reason why you would visit is to see the protocol of changing guards in front of the Palace at 11h55. Interesting for kids as well.

Thank Nectaria_Coutayar
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