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Les Grands Appartements du Palais

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Address: Place du Palais, Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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Nice audio tour of select apartments - very opulent and well worth a visit - the aquarium, church and multiple scenic vistas are all nearby and you can spend a full afternoon or... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2014
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Nice, France
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Palais Princier isn't open all year round but is a very rewarding visit. The exterior of the Palace, viewed from the square looks a bit Disneyesque but don't be misled. The interior of the palace is a stunningly beautiful Renaissance creation and immaculately maintained, everything gleams, from the chandeliers to the marble floors. You are given an audio guide... More 

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2 Thank HighHeelsNice
Sofia, Bulgaria
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712 reviews
534 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

These are apartments in the palace of the Prince . Tickets are purchased from pavilion opposite the palace. Photography is prohibited inside , definitely worth the visit.

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Pensacola, Florida
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580 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We had limited time and the reviews I saw were mixed. However, how often do you get to go in an official state palace and there was no line, despite crowds everywhere else. Don't remember the per person price but our family of 4 was 24 Euros which was well worth it. It is self guide which allowed us to... More 

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Thank Grover R
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

The audioguide tour with Albert de Monaco's voice guiding you is fun. But unfortunately, only a few rooms can be seen. And taking pictures is strongly forbitten : you will have for sure a "Mata Hari" spy lady observing you all the way to make you understand that you cannot take any pic!!! Do not expect to spend more than... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Nice audio tour of select apartments - very opulent and well worth a visit - the aquarium, church and multiple scenic vistas are all nearby and you can spend a full afternoon or morning sightseeing in this area

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1 Thank wkup
Paris, France
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Fabulous architecture and luxury inner decoration. People can see how royal family of Monaco lived. It's a very unique experience for visitors from outside Europe.

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1 Thank Chanel8625
Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Beautifully presented apartments, see my other review of the royal palace. No photos allowed inside.

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Thank mimidica
Karlskrona, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2013

The palace is quite small (understandable for such a small country) but still worth a visit. An audioguide is included in the entrance fee. It's a nice walk up to the palace with good views of the harbour. While there, don't miss a short walk in the old town.

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1 Thank Arwems
Paris, France
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428 reviews
240 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2013

Seasonal and not open in the winter months.....headsets ad included in the minimum entrance fee. The palace is stunning.

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Naples, Florida
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466 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2012

This is really nice and includes an audio commentary by Prince Albert. My only complaint? This focuses on the only the beginnings of the principality and personally, I would have liked to see the modern rooms...much like Buckingham Palace.

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