Monte Carlo Casino - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Monte Carlo Casino is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful structures in the world, it is located in the Monte Carlo quarter on the Casino Square, in Monaco.
Monte Carlo Casino - FURTHER INFORMATION
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Monte Carlo Casino is one of the prome tourist attractions in Monaco. Overlooking the Mediterrenean Sea, Monte Carlo Casino is also home to the Monte-Carlo Opera, which stages world-renowned productions. Built by famous architect Charles Garnier in 1863, the Monte Carlo Casino is one of the most breathtakingly beautiful structures in the world and it is situated in the Monte Carlo quarter on Casino Square next to the Casino Gardens.
In spite of competition from Las Vegas and online casinos, Monte Carlo remains a firm favourite for poker players the world over, with an annual tournament that has the richest potential winnings in Europe. Adding to the glamour and legend of the poker tables and the roulette wheels is that Ian Fleming in his first James Bond book includes it as a setting in Casino Royale, and the 1995 Bond film Goldeneye includes it as one of the locations.
Just outside are the wonderfully relaxing Casino Gardens and the equally famous Cafe de Paris offers morning and afternoon teas and coffees, as well as lunch.
In addition the casino and luxury hotels in Monte Carlo, to a great night life, you will also find a wide variety of sporting events. The Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, world championship boxing events, Masters tennis championship, fashion shows and many more events. To make holidays in Monte Carlo is an experience that will never one forget.
Monte Carlo Casino
Place du Casino
Phone: 98 06 21 21
Monaco Tourist Office
2a Boulevard des Moulins,
Tel: (+377) 92 16 61 16
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Flight: Côte-d'Azur International in Nice, 25 miles from Monaco and then bus.
Train: Monaco-Monte Carlo Station
Boat: Cruise ships and pleasure boats dock at either Fontvieille or Port Hercule harbours.