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Monaco is situated between France and the Mediterranean Sea and is only one hour drive from Nice in France. It is regarded as a tax haven with many multi-millionaires residing at Monte Carlo, considered as its capital.

Monaco is a Constitutional Monarchy and its head of state is Prince Albert II. It is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Majority of the popluation are French speaking. It has an amazing harbour with spectacular view, with many foreign tourists visiting the country during the mild summer months especially between the months of June and September.

The following are two of our favourite tourist attractions in Monaco:-

Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium

Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium is located within a stone's throw of the Prince's Palace in the city of Monte Carlo. The museum contains lots of sea fauna and its aquarium is one of the finest we have seen in Europe. Many of the exhibits were donated by its founder Prince Albert I. It was offically opened to the public in 1910.

The museum is opened to the public daily. Entrance fees for adults and children are 12.50 and 6.00 euros respectively. Please visit our Monaco travelogue below for more lovely photographs of the Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium in Monte Carlo.

Monte Carlo Casino

Monte Carlo Casino is located at Place du Casino at Monte Carlo quarter not far from the center of the city. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Monte Carlo. It is also one of the most famous landmarks in the city of Monte Carlo. Monte Carlo Casino is home to Grand Theatre de Monte Carlo. The facade of the building has one of the finest architectures in the city.

Monte Carlo Casino was designed by Charles Garnier and was constructed in 1878. It is owned by Societe des Bains de Mer. It hosts the grand final of European Poker Tour every year.The casino is opened to the public throughout the year and dress code applies before admission.

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  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Sep 29, 2015 at 4:10 AM

    Interesting page with helpful tips. All the best, Irene

    • hopang's Profile Photo
      Oct 2, 2015 at 10:47 AM

      Hi Irene, Thanks for your visit to our Monaco travel pages, your ratings and comment. We really appreciate them. Monte Carlo is one of favourite cities to visit in Europe. Hope to visit it again soon. ~ho & pang

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Mar 27, 2015 at 11:58 AM

    Hi, friends! Monaco is certainly an amazing destination, and very expensive indeed....Than ks for your story! Keep well! >>>>

    • hopang's Profile Photo
      Mar 28, 2015 at 7:17 AM

      Hi Victor, Thanks for your visit to our Monaco travel page, your ratings and comments. Monte Carlo is certainly an amazing destination, really beautiful. The cost of living is high and we love the casino too. We will definitely consider visiting Monaco again in the near future. ~ho & pang

  • xaver's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2012 at 2:46 AM

    nice, I only stopped at Montecarlo once on my way back from Barcelona and I sm still crying for the price I paid a sandwich :)

    • hopang's Profile Photo
      Sep 2, 2012 at 12:50 AM

      Hi Corra, Thanks for your visit to our Monaco travel pages. Monte Carlo is indeed a very expensive city to live in. Nevertheless it is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe! ~ho & pang

  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Oct 6, 2010 at 11:41 AM

    Fantastic page with brilliant photos of Monaco. I like the idea of visiting Nice and Cannes in daytrips from Monaco.

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2010 at 7:28 AM

    To see a Formula One Grand Prix World Championship would be fantastic. You always have such lovely pages Ho & Pang! I enjoyed the tour!

  • Jul 23, 2010 at 11:19 AM

    Hi we are travelling to Monaco next month. Could you let us know where is the location of Monte Carlo Casino? Harold//

  • xaver's Profile Photo
    Apr 10, 2010 at 7:54 AM

    what a full of infos page. Tips on excursions are really good.

  • eriksson977's Profile Photo
    Apr 1, 2010 at 5:07 AM

    Monaco is exceptionally beautiful as illustrated from your marvellous images. Tomas Eriksson :)

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Mar 3, 2010 at 3:24 PM

    The cover picture looks like you are posing in front of the palace you just won. Congratulations and invite VT friends to gamble. YOu did great presentation of the small wonder.

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Feb 10, 2010 at 11:00 AM

    very nicely done page. good stuff.


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