Twilight and night views of the Principality of Monaco
 

Panoramic views and giant photos visible on three grades of enlargement

© Dr Giuseppe Mazza

 

The reproduction even partial of the photos without the author’s written permission is forbidden

 

Princess Grace Rose Garden, Monaco Principality

Overview of the new Princess Grace Rose Garden in Monaco

Moonrise embracing the Principality of Monaco

Moonrise from the mountains embracing, like in a huge scenery, the Principality of Monaco

Monaco ville night vision, Monaco Principality

Monaco Ville

Monaco ville fortifications, Rampe Major, Oreillon Tower, Monaco Principality

Monaco-Ville: the “Rampe Major” with the “Oreillon Tower”, impressive fortifications built in the XVII century under the rule of Prince Antoine I

Monaco ville fortifications, gate La Major

Monaco-Ville: gate, called “La Major”, built on January 10th, 1533 under the rule of Honoré I, son of Lucien Grimaldi, successor to Augustin Grimaldi on 1532. At the time of the latter’s demise, he was only 10 and the regency was given to Etienne Grimaldi, called “Le Gubernant”, from whom the initials H and G on the architrave.

Monaco ville fortifications, Monaco Principality

The “Serravalle Bastion” and “All Saints’ Tower”, with their numerous pillboxes, were, since the XVI century, essential fortifications for the defence of the Rock of Monaco.

Monaco ville by dusk, Monaco Principality

The old houses of Monaco-Ville and the Princes’ Palace by dusk

Hall of Justice, Monaco Principality

Inaugurated in 1930, under the rule of Prince Louis II, the Monaco Hall of Justice, built in solid sea tufa, is inspired by the Gothic Florentine mansions.

Enchanting Monégasque dusk, Monaco Principality

Enchanting Monégasque dusk

Enchanting dusk, Rock and Fontvieille, Monaco Principality

By dusk, the Rock of Monaco and Fontvieille dress with ephemeral colours, between the pink of the sunset and the blue of the sea.

Enchanting dusk, Fontvieille, Monaco Principality

Monaco: the Stamps and Coins Museum and the Commercial Centre of Fontvieille

Enchanting dusk, Casino square, Monaco Principality

Monte Carlo: the Casino square with its typical round flower-bed, universally known as “Camembert”, mantles with the night lights.

Enchanting dusk, Monte Carlo, Monaco Principality

Monte Carlo: the lights of the city as soon as the sun has disappeared behind the Tête de Chien

Enchanting dusk, Monte Carlo, Monaco Principality

Monte Carlo: twilight fascination of the ” fast road “

Enchanting dusk, Monte Carlo Bay Hotel, Monaco Principality

The Monte Carlo Bay Hotel and the Roccabella sky-scraper in a fairy-like dusk

Enchanting dusk, Place d’Armes, Monaco Principality

Monaco: old houses, arcades and the fountain of Place d’Armes, enlightened during the night

Enchanting dusk, Princess Caroline pedestrians’ street, Monaco Principality

Princess Caroline Street decorated for New Year’s Eve

Enchanting dusk, Monaco Principality

Suggestive night view from the Mont Agel. The cruise vessels, joyfully illuminated, merge with the stream of lights of the Principality of Monaco.

Enchanting night, Monte Carlo Casino Gardens, Monaco Principality

A theatrical “Little Africa”, in the suggestive night illumination of the Monte Carlo Casino Gardens. On the stage, a solemn Ceiba speciosa and a big tuft of Chamaerops humilis.

Enchanting night, Monte Carlo Casino square

Monte Carlo: night view of the gardens and the Casino square

Enchanting night, Hotel Hermitage, Monaco Principality

Monte Carlo: Square Beaumarchais with a singular multi-headed date palm and the Hotel Hermitage

Enchanting night, Hotel Métropole, Monaco Principality

Created in 1889 by a British company, the Hotel Métropole of Monte Carlo had been demolished due to its ancientness and then accurately rebuilt after the original drawings.

Sailing vessel in the magic scenery of Port Hercule, Monaco Principality

The enchantment of a sailing vessel in the magic scenery of Port Hercule

Monte Carlo International Fireworks Contest

Monte Carlo International Fireworks Contest

Monte Carlo International Fireworks Contest

Fireworks seen from the Larvotto seaside

Palace and the city sparkling on occasion of the National Holiday, Monaco Principality

Monaco: the Palace and the city sparkling on occasion of the National Holiday

Fair Condamine for the National Holiday, Monaco Principality

Monaco: the multicoloured fair of the Condamine on occasion of the Monégasque National Holiday

Prince Palace during Christmas Time, Monaco Principality

Monaco-Ville: magic view of Prince Palace during Christmas Time

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