Walking MONACO OLD TOWN incl. Prince's Palace & Cathedral

Hello Walkers, welcome to beautiful Monaco We’re on AVENUE DE LA PORTE NEUVE at the gateway atop “le rocher”, or The Rock leading us up towards Monaco’s Old Town in the district of Monaco-Ville, one of four districts in the principality AVENUE SAINT-MARTIN ‘Peace Frame’ picture frame sculpture It’s a Saturday early evening in July 2019 with the temperature currently 28°C/82°F View north towards the harbour and city Fisherman’s Garden ‘Melodie’ sculpture by Arman ‘Hermes’ sculpture by Arman Octopus sculpture by Emma de Sigaldi

Oceanographic Museum founded by navigator/oceanographer Prince Albert I and includes a 6000 specimen aquarium RUELLE CHANOINE GEORGES FRANZI PLACE DE LA VISITATION

National Council of Monaco Museum of the Chapel of Visitation, art museum and Roman Catholic chapel Chocolaterie de Monaco chocolate shop RUE EMILE DE LOTH PLACE DE LA MAIRIE Chapel of Mercy RUE COMTE FÉLIX GASTALDI PLACE DU PALAIS

View west towards the Prince’s Palace of Monaco which is the official residence of the Sovereign Prince of Monaco built in 1191 as a Genoese fortress, and since the end of the 13th-century it’s been the stronghold and home of the Grimaldi family who first captured it in 1297 Panoramic view south-west towards Fontvieille Harbour Statue of François Grimaldi

he was the Genoese leader of the Guelphs, who captured the Rock of Monaco in 1297 Apotheosa Monaca statue, paying homage to foreign colonies Panoramic view north from the Palace Terrace towards Port Hercule RAMPE DE LA MAJOR Statue of Prince Rainier III Gateway to Rock is a 15th-century gateway PLACE DU PALAIS

RUE DES REMPARTS RUE PHILIBERT FLORENCE

RUE PRINCESSE MARIE DE LORRAINE PLACE DE LA VISITATION Ministry of State Louis Aureglia (1892-1965) the ex President of the National Council of Monaco AVENUE DES PINS Chapel of Peace St Honoré AVENUE SAINT-MARTIN View south into Saint-Martin Gardens

RUE COLONEL BELLANDO DE CASTRO Monaco Cathedral aka Cathedral of Our Lady Immaculate or Saint Nicholas Cathedral the cathedral was built in 1875–1903 and consecrated in 1911 and is on the site of the first parish church in Monaco built in 1252 and dedicated to Saint Nicholas Palace of Justice

circular courthouse known for its unique architecture it was erected at the beginning of 1924 and inaugurated in 1930 RUE DE L’EGLISE Fountain on Rue des Carmes Our walk is coming to an end soon So please hit the LIKE button SHARE the video with friends on social media and leave a thoughtful COMMENT down below Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for more videos (if you haven’t already) and tap the bell icon to be notified when I post new videos RUE EMILE DE LOTH So until next time, bye for now!