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Place du Palais

| Located in front of the Prince's Palace, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
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“monte carlo” (32 reviews)
“nice square” (12 reviews)
“old town” (26 reviews)
| Located in front of the Prince's Palace, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a steep walk to the top you are met by grand buildings (palace is the centre piece), pomp and ceremony. Much going on and much to see. Lovely views over Monaco and the harbour. We enjoyed lunch in a cafe down one of the...More

Thank ForeverYoung50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well kept square opposite the Palace with stunning views on both sides. From the square there is a walkway with beautiful views that takes you to the peaceful exotic gardens.

Thank frenchriviera2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen many squares all over the world, I don't think this one has something in special. But if you are in Monte Carlo and have a few hours, it is good to have a visit. I was staying in Fairmont and instead of having...More

Thank ImgeKS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful square located just in front of the Palace. You can often see the guards marching in the square, even the Prince himself entering the Palace. From the square you have wonderful views of Fontvielle and Monte Carlo.

Thank Alexandru_Gherman
Reviewed 15 June 2017

this a lively place with a lot of fine restaurants ,coffee shops and souvenirs shops in front of the palace. it has a beautiful panoramic view over the city and harbor , i reached there by bus from Monaco central station

1  Thank Usama M
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Nice historic part of town. I like old buildings. Big square full of people and tourists. Parking is almost impossible. Now, for those with small budget theres one cafe called Costa where you can have good coffee for only 90 cent. Dont forget to say...More

Thank Dexa T
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We finally got here after the traffic jams of Monaco, and we parked up and came up in the lifts to the vey top. Then we walked through the Princess Grace gardens, and then after about 10 mins we came to the Palace square which...More

Thank Colt S
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to see the changing of the guards. Very nice square/plaza, pretty palace and guard change at 11:55am. If you time it right, you can do this area in 15-20 min.

Thank cjqviola
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We visited Place du Palais when we went to visit the Prince's Palace and the views of the port from here are amazing. We purchased our lunch at a café on the edge of the square and sat and admired the view while we ate...More

4  Thank lindakthomas
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Very nice square in front of the Prince's Palace. The architecture of the surrounding buildings is very attractive and across from the palace there are some cafe's and shops. There is a good viewpoint just beyond the East of the square.

Thank CFofLL
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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