Place du Casino (Casino Square), Monte-Carlo

Place du Casino (Casino Square), Monte-Carlo (must see)

Casino Square, located in the center of Monte Carlo, is one of Monaco's most popular tourist attractions. The square is surrounded by Belle Époque architecture, stylish hotels and glamorous casinos. Gambling in style at one of the casinos nearby is a main attraction that brings tourists to Monte Carlo from world over and is what gives the square its name.

The open space is modern while allowing you to savor the beautiful historical architecture around it. You'll enjoy the beautiful Belle Époque style of the buildings here.

Some of the sights to see are the Casino de Monte-Carlo, Café de Paris and Casino, and Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo. These famous buildings appear frequently in Hollywood movies and TV series. Try to identify famous people leaving or entering these places. Don't miss the circular fountain that features the iconic Sky Mirror at its center. You may recognize a row of twenty palm trees that are often seen in the movies.

The Boulingrins Gardens are worth your time as you make your way through Casino Square. You won't want to pass up the high-end shopping opportunities at One Monte-Carlo district. Grab a coffee from a local coffee shop and spend some time people-watching.

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Place du Casino (Casino Square) on Map

Sight Name: Place du Casino (Casino Square)
Sight Location: Monte-Carlo, Monaco (See walking tours in Monte-Carlo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Create Your Own Walk in Monte-Carlo

Create Your Own Walk in Monte-Carlo

Creating your own self-guided walk in Monte-Carlo is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Historical Buildings Walk

Historical Buildings Walk

Monaco – the world’s second smallest state – is also one of the world’s richest. The latter fact definitely shows in the historic buildings – famous casinos, opera house, hotels and opulent palaces – found in the central ward Monte-Carlo, displaying a range of architectural styles quite wide for a small country like this.

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Monte-Carlo Introduction Walking Tour

Monte-Carlo Introduction Walking Tour

Situated on a prominent escarpment at the base of the Maritime Alps washed by the Mediterranean Sea, the district of Monte Carlo is an administrative center of the tiny Principality of Monaco.

The latter owes its name to the nearby 6th-century BC Greek colony, seemingly linked to the Greek hero Hercules who visited the area and built here a temple – a sole structure, back then – which came...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles