Collection of vintage cars Prince of Monaco
“This is not a car museum, but a private collection of antique cars of all ages and all countries. Available to everyone or prestigious, they were the masterpieces of their…

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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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Court of Honor
The Honorary Courtyard is considered the former central part of the 13th century fortress. He took on his true architectural appearance during the reign of Honor II. His successor, Prince…

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The best museum of Monaco (part 2)

After the death of Albert I, the museum went dead, because the sea was not at all interested in the new owner of the rock of Monaco. Inflation, which swept Europe after the First World War, devalued the amounts allocated by Albert to support the Museum and implement research programs. The scientific laboratories were empty, the Yrondel II yacht was sold and effectively blown up during filming.

A new world war and a new post-war round of inflation put the museum on the brink of closure. After the war, tourism made a miracle: the Oceanographic Museum became the only scientific institution in the world that could exist entirely on the funds received from the sale of tickets. Continue reading

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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Roses in memory of a beloved
On January 27, 304, a ship was thrown onto a rocky seashore, on it was the body of the young Christian martyr Devot - as the legend says. A white…

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Three days in Monaco (part 1)
A helicopter came in from the sea to land, and a young gentleman in glasses with red glasses and a light suitcase made of red leather shouted into my ear,…

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