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The 23rd European Heritage Day was a great success, with 16,405 visitors coming to discover the wealth of the Principality, on Sunday 23rd September.
Among the most visited sites, the Prince’s Palace (2,634 visitors), the Oceanographic Museum (2,350), the Monaco Top Cars Collection (1,949), the Exotic Garden (1,523) and the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology (1,200).
The theme for this day was “The musical heritage” and some visitors were able to enjoy concerts and musical performances during their visit. In particular, the Palladian of Monaco, the students of the Rainier III Academy, U ‘Cantin d’A Roca, the choir organists and the Municipal Music were produced.
The National Assembly has welcomed the latest graduates to the Principality’s Police Force.
An incredible 12-month time lapse video showing the creation of Monaco’s mammoth land extension project has just been released.
Monaco has a new bailiff, or huissier as known locally, who was sworn in earlier this week.
General crime rates in the Principality dropped by a significant 16% between the years 2016 and 2019, and street crime by an impressive 52%.