"A Grimaldi stronghold since the 13th century.." Top 5 Page for this destination Monaco by Durfun
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The stunning Hollywood actress Grace Kelly met & married her real Prince Charming in the form of Prince Rainier III of Monaco. They met during a Cannes Film Festival, and wed in Monaco :)
You must visit the lovely cathedral where they were united in holy matrimony.
The Jardins St-Martin garden behind & below the church is really cool & tranquil, offering lovely ocean views, and some cool places to sit amongst the fountains and beautiful, romantic sculptures ;)
A polar expedition voyager, adapted and modified after the Amercians had developed in for WWII, greets you outside the museum, as does a submarine of the famous Jean Cousteau.
The setting of this museum couldn't be more dramatic yet appropriate. It emerges straight out of the ocean, perched high on the rock, with it's ramparts and gardens offering great ocean views, as well as views of the museum from behind, sited on the rock off the ocean!
And then you enter...
This tranquil oasis is around a 7 minute walk from Hotel de Paris, located beside the ocean.
Nothing could be further in spirit from the rest of Monaco than such an authentic Shinto garden.
- Pros:Compact enough to explore in day; buzzing & vibrant
- Cons:Don't bring your car! Heavy traffic!!
- In a nutshell:A chic, historic & attractive city-state
The following photos demonstrate the well-appointed plot chosen for the church. Leaving the church, you will directly... more travel advice
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