Monte Carlo Country Club
In April 1892, Prince Charles III adopted the project for the construction of earthen tennis courts proposed by Count Bertor. Arriving in the principality in 1863, accompanied by Francois Blanc,…

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Rolls-Royce Land (part 3)
They collected everything from painting to nautical charts, from historical archives to skeletons of extinct animals. Prince Rainier III is a passionate lover of antique cars: his collection of more…

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Principality before the Second World War
The principality, which was reduced in size and deprived of resources, was in an extremely difficult financial and economic situation. Raising taxes further was impossible. Back in the 1850s, the…

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Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco annually hosts a significant event in the world of the yachting industry – a yacht show. Only luxury yachts take part in it, so for those who are not members of the list of billionaires, the role of the audience in the luxury museum is exclusively for them. In 2009, the Monaco Yacht Show was held from September 19 to 22, and gathered a lot of eminent and wealthy people from around the world. The largest representatives of yachting – designers, entrepreneurs and athletes also gathered.

But the global financial and economic crisis has affected the luxury yacht show. Which, however, is not surprising, because in the global shipbuilding market the global crisis lasted a whole year, and the market is just beginning to recover from such a blow. Continue reading

The legendary king of the opera Monte Carlo
Already 1893 became a historical year in the life of the Monte Carlo Opera. Among the nine new productions performed by Gunsburg in his first season, of course, the world…

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Sardinian protectorate
An agreement between Monaco and Sardinian King Victor Emmanuel I was signed at Stupinigi on November 8, 1817. It was much less favorable for the principality than the treaty with…

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About the tax-free system and the construction boom
For the first time, the principality seriously thought about the possibility of a financial catastrophe in the twenties, when the decline of the gaming industry sharply reduced the income of…

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Royal circus
The XXXIII International Circus Festival in Monte Carlo brought together the best artists from around the world under the dome of the famous tent of Fontvieille. Among them were our…

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