Mónaco

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history


1297

François Grimaldi dressed as a monk went into the fortress of Monaco. From then on, the coat of arms had the image of two monks in arms.

1301

The Grimaldi lost control over Mónaco.

1331

Charles I regained the rock.

1512

Louis XII, roi de France reconnaît l’indépendance de Monaco.

1525

Monaco became under Spanish control.

1612

Prince Honoré II became the Prince and Lord of Monaco.

1641

The Spanish garrison is replaced by the French garrison.

1861

The Prince renounced the cities of Menton and Roquebrune.

1869

Direct taxes are abolished.

1879

Monte Carlo Opera house was opened.

1889

Albert I came to the throne.

1906

The Oceanographic Institute is founded.

1911

The principality became a constitutional monarchy.

1929

1st Monaco Grand Prix F1.

1942

Monte Carlo Radio station began broadcasting.

1956

The Prince Rainier III married Grace Kelly.

1974

The Monaco Circus Festival was created.

1993

Monaco joined UN.

1974

700th Anniversary of the Grimaldidynasty.

sight seeing


The Palace of Monaco

The official residence of the Prince of Monaco since 1297. It is located on top of a rock 60 m height, which overlooks the Mediterranean. It is the heart and soul of the Principality.

The Oceanographic museum

Is meant to promote and make available to the public the oceanography of the area by means of the historic collections of the founding Prince, the exhibitions and the living creatures of its aquariums.

Monaco’s cathedral

Is a roman-bythant building, which houses some of the most remarkable artistic treasures such as the altarpiece of Saint Nicholas by Louis Bréa August, 1500. We find there also the tombs of the Princes among them Rainier III and his wife Princess Grace.