Monaco is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Monaco one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Monaco is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Monaco or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Monaco. Explore the historical monuments of Monaco with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Monaco guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Monaco page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Monaco landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of 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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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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Fort Antoine Theater, Ave de la Quarantaine, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
One of the most famous and emotionally evocative photographs of all time is of a young woman placing a flower in the barrel of a gun during an anti-war protest. A similar feeling is evoked at Fort Antoine, one where an establishment of war has been converted into an abode of peace. Originally constructed in early 18th century, original fortificatio...