Monaco - a celebration of life
Luxury hotels and casinos, comfortable beaches and yacht clubs, contrasts of antiquity and modernity, as well as European ideas about beautiful life have turned this place into an endless celebration…

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The Country Grace Kelly Created
On April 19, 1956, Hollywood actress Grace Kelly married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. This date was the beginning of the heyday of the principality. After the marriage of Prince…

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Older sister (part 2)
After the death of her husband, the princess closed up: she almost abandoned onerous secular duties and spent most of her time with her children in her village estate in…

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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 authorities decided to improve the matter by opening a casino, but the gambling house of the French businessman Duran was soon closed due to lack of transport connections and lack of competitiveness. The businessman Lefebvre, who bought the company, also failed to fix the matter.

After several attempts to revive trade, Charles III and his mother Carolina decided to organize a company called the “Sea Bathing Society”. Continue reading

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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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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Formula 1. Grand Prix of Monaco
April 14, 1929, at 13 hours 30 minutes under the High patronage of His Serene Highness Prince Louis II, Prince Pierre opened the first Grand Prix of Monaco. 16 riders…

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Rest for socialites
The quintessence of civilization. If you give each country the tourist characteristics of “one line”, then Monaco is a respectable vacation of a secular type. In the principality there are…

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