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Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville

Bordered by colorful mansions, the officers' barracks, and the imposing façade of the Prince’s Palace, Place du Palais offers a glimpse into the history and of Monaco's royal family. Heralded by the blaring of trumpets, the tattoo of drums, and the stamping of feet, the square hosts the daily changing of the guard. Examine cannons and cannonballs from the period of Louis XIV, and admire the geometric designs in the square's multicolored surface. Make Place du Palais a centerpiece of your Monaco-Ville vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Monaco-Ville trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • It is built on the heights of the Monacoville area at the Palace of the Grand Duke of Monaco, so i have seen it on TV and magazines so far, including the Port of Monaco. You can enjoy the superb view that.
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  • The changing of the guard is interesting. Only wish I could have been able to see. It happens every hour but it is so crowded if you are not 6 feet tall you will miss it.  more »
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