This is one of the world's oldest aquariums, commissioned by Prince Albert I, great grandfather of H. The highlight of Musée Oceanographique is its aquariums containing rare species of fish and marine life in magnificent shapes and colors.

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From La Terrasse Restaurant on the roof terrace, enjoy superb panoramic views of the coastline and the sea.

On a clear day, it is possible to see all the way to the Italian Riviera.

One of the most delightful things to do in Monaco is visit the gloriously scenic Jardin Exotique.

The garden is in the Fontvieille area (the more modern section) of Monaco, outside the historic center.

Another tradition of the Sovereign House, the Changing of the Guard takes place every day at 11.55am in front of the palace.

This ceremony called the Compagnie des Carabiniers du Prince is conducted by the highly trained Palace Guards and accompanied by the Orchestre des Carabiniers du Prince military brass band musicians.

Monte Carlo is the district with the most glamorous atmosphere, in a setting of stunning natural beauty.

Monte-Carlo stands on a rocky promontory to the north of the Port of Monaco.

The State Apartments of the Palais du Prince is a private residence but is open to the public at certain times of the year.