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Place du Palais

| Located in front of the Prince's Palace, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
+377 92 05 64 38
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“nice square” (14 reviews)
“monte carlo” (37 reviews)
“old town” (29 reviews)
| Located in front of the Prince's Palace, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
+377 92 05 64 38

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The plaza is nice, open space but full of people and somewhat chaotic. Take in the views of the ocean and the mountains in the distant and avoid the ugly architecture that covers the hills with massive ugly apartment buildings of every shape and form....More

Thank AVM2016
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is quite a large open space in front of the Palace. It is a nice space and there are good views over Monaco harbour and the lower part of Monaco. Narrow streets lead off the square, with souvenir shops and eating places.

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

i am in awe with the place .. love it so much and i wish i live here .. very clean surrounding .. beautiful architectural designs of the buildings and you breath fresh air and amazing sights around you. So magnificent you wish you have...More

Thank LinaJ
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Charming square with nice views. There are multiple side streets with your typical tourist shops to browse in and restaurants with outdoor seating in overcrowded alleys. If you arrive at the right time, you can watch the changing of the guard.

Thank always_come_home
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The Palace and the hill it is upon is about a 20-25 minute walk from the train station. 15-20 minutes of this walk is uphill through tree shaded paths and ramparts of the castle. The views of the bay and cliffs from the palace square...More

Thank RealBudgetTraveler
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Impressive palace square. Palace guards flank the main courtyard entry. Was not in time for the changing of the guards. This massive square also leads to an imposing view of the Monte Carlo harbor and beyond. Quite an enjoyable stroll and scenic viewpoint.

Thank Della G
Reviewed 25 October 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

Thank Dustin C
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Every day at 11.55 the Palace Guard change. Dressed in their white uniform they are a spectacle to behold. They march to the beat of a small military band.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went to the Place du Palais. Really enjoyed the experience and changing of the guard. A really beautiful setting and definitely worth going if you are in Monte Carlo. Nice restaurants nearby.

Thank TR4prez
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It is a nice square to visit. One can enjoy great views from the top. Offers a glimpse of the Royal Palace. Adjacent to old streets with lots of small shops. Highly Recommended.

Thank Jhashveer S
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20 September 2016|
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Response from Tunisian_sailor | Reviewed this property |
Best time to go 15 minutes before noon as it is the guard changing times
Suzy H
3 October 2015|
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Response from adel a | Reviewed this property |
It is free of charge to visit .
2 September 2015|
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Response from Martino B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it will be it's an open place area well worth a visit as there is nice cobbled streets with lovely restaurants and bars to stop for a drink and a lovely museum with rooftop bar with the most magnificent views all round... More