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Place du Casino

Monte-Carlo

Place du Casino

The Place of the Casino reveals itself in between the Casino of Monte-Carlo,the Garnier Opera,Hotel and Café de Paris.
 
Situated upstream,its le Jardin des Boulingrins hosts today the Pavillons of Monte-Carlo,real contemporary sculpture of at the start of the unique shopping promenade.This one continues on the foot of the Hermitage Hotel,on the Monte-Carlo Avenue and the François Blanc ally.All together form the famous Carré d’Or of Monte-Carlo.

Casino de Monte-Carlo

Casino de Monte-Carlo has changed the destiny of the Principality.Raised in 1863 by the nascent Society of “Bains de Mer“(SBM),various successive renovations until 1910 have given it it’s actual appearance of the “Belle Epoque” style of 1900.
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The Opera of Monte-Carlo

Inaugurated in January 1879 with a performance of the immense Sarah Bernhardt,the building came out of earth after only eight months of spectacular building site directed by Charles Garnier.
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Carré d’Or

Hôtel de Paris, Café de Paris, Hôtel Hermitage… Three mythical establishments at the origin of the famous Carré d'Or of Monte-Carlo.
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From dream to reality

Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937
Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937
Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937
Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937
Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937
Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937
Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937
Numerous works permitted to convert a deserted hill in a World-renowned place.

Five years after the inauguration of the Casino Monte-Carlo, the Place du Casino takes form little by little with the inaugurations of the Hôtel de Paris and of the new Café Divan, which will become later the Café de Paris. Ten years later, the building of the Opera, the renovation of the Casino and the construction of a magnificent central garden will give the current standing.

1868-1937

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Prestigious at fast speed

The Place of the Casino has always been able to reinvent itself to amaze its visitors. It is indeed regularly equipped to offer all of its beauty for important events.

Every year, the roundabout of the Casino covers its clothes of Grand Prix to become one of the most mythic curves of automobile sports. The image of racing cars in front of the Hotel de Paris and bypasses the Casino to disappear behind the Café de Paris makes every year a turn around the world.Seats in the platform surmounting this “hotspot“ are naturally the most searched by passionates of Formula 1.It is true that the urban circuits are rare,even more in such a prestigious decoration!

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Stage direction

n an environment 1900 beautiful conserved ,the young generations discovering a surprising place.

Surely,the Place of the Casino has a reputation to host the big of this world,but after the “Place du Palais“ on the Rocher,it is also a popular rallying point of the Principality.Celebrating there new year in front of majestic fireworks has become a small local tradition.Every summer,Monégasques,residents and tourists respond also present in huge numbers for the famous nights of the Casino(“Nuits du Casino). A scene takes place in front of the establishment and the place transforms itself in a real Dance Floor!

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Dining on grass

The time of a magnificent weekend,the Place of the Casino has become again le plateau des Spélugues that it was one and a half century ago.

In 2013,at the occasion of the 150 years of the Casino of Monte-Carlo,the chef Alain Ducasse pushed the audacity up to organizing a “Dinner on Grass“ in tribute to the origin of the place.It is true that before the advent of Monte Carlo at the end of the XIX century,the Place of the Casino was a a wild rocky promontory…It has become again in only a couple of hours,this is how 500 very privileged guests were able to taste the menu specially made by the chef of the Louis XV for a memorable anniversary

Place of the Casino