Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Monaco is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Monaco a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Monaco.
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4 Rue Colonel Bellando de Castro, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
08:30 am - 07:00 pm
To get all confusion out of the way the Saint Nicholas Cathedral is also known as Cathedrale de Monaco or by its third name the Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee. A parish church occupying the same spot as the cathedral was built in 1252 and consecrated to Saint Nicholas. The cathedral that stands before you today was built in 1875, interestingly wit...
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Monte Carlo Casino, Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
09:00 am - 11:45 pm
In the middle of the 19th century the Grimaldi family was on the verge of bankruptcy. The French Revolution at the end of the 18th Century had seen many of their family publicly executed. The survivors won back the palace in 1814 but the Revolution along with the Napoleonic Wars had left their fortunes decimated. In addition to that two provinces b...
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Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The palace began its long and dramatic history in 1191 as a fortress built by Genoa (an independent Italian state). In 1297 it was captured by the Grimaldi family who used it as their seat of power and continue to do so today with the current monarch Prince Albert II residing there. Over the 700 years of Grimaldi rule the palace has been lost and r...
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Museum of Napoleon Souvenirs, Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville, Monaco
10:30 am - 05:00 pm
Located on the “Rock”, to the left of the Prince’s Palace, the Museum of Napoleon Souvenirs is a hidden treasure for history buffs. Prince Louis II’s collection of Napoleon memorabilia and some of the historic artefacts of the palace were turned into this museum. This small and traditionally arranged museum has rifles, guns,...
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Museum of Stamps and Coins, 11 Terrasses de Fontvieille, Monaco
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
One of the most insightful methods of observing the history of an area is by examining its money. The Museum of Stamps and Coins allows us to do exactly that. Chronicle the dramatic history of this small nation as it was lost and regained by the Grimaldi family, the Sardinian and French stamps that were popular before Monaco established its own sta...
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Opera de Monte Carlo, Place du Casino, B.P. 139, Monte-Carlo, Monaco
A dearth of cultural recreations forced Prince Charles III to add a concert hall to the back of the Monte Carlo Casino. The newly designed hall was dubbed Salle Garnier after its architect Charles Garnier. In 1898-1899 the stage was remodelled to make it more suitable for opera. Since then it has hosted many world famous conductors and singers and ...