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18th Century Fortress rebuilt as a Theatre

Built in the 18th century as a fortress that was damaged in 1944 and then rebuilt as a theatre in... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Kurt L
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
Monaco's Fortress - Antoine

Near the cruise ship dock you will find the Fort Antoine fortress. It was built in the 18th... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
ITRT
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Virginia
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29 Apr 2018
“18th Century Fortress rebuilt as a Theatre”
18 Aug 2016
“Monaco's Fortress - Antoine”
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This 18th century fortress now serves as an open-air theater seating up to 350 people.
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1 Avenue de La Quarantaine, Monaco-Ville 98000, Monaco
+377 93 15 80 00
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Built in the 18th century as a fortress that was damaged in 1944 and then rebuilt as a theatre in 1953. The architecture of the military is retained with the watchtower and pyramid of cannonballs.

Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Near the cruise ship dock you will find the Fort Antoine fortress. It was built in the 18th century on the northeastern part of the Rock of Monaco. While heavily damaged in 1944, it was rebuilt under Prince Rainier III in 1954 and it’s interior...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2016

Built way back between 1709/14 ,on the east end of the rock of Monaco , stands Fort Antoine ,it was built for an invasion that never happened, and sadly with the passing of time fell into disuse and decay ,it once again found use during...More

1  Thank jarlath m m
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Fort Antoine was built in the early 1700's and rebuilt after being destroyed in WW2. Most cruise ships will ancho offshore in Monaco and the tender boat will drop you off right near the Fort. We walked up through the defensive positions, theater and gardens...More

Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 1 December 2015

The theatre is built in an old fort, around the theatre they have created a tiered garden.We started from the bottom and took the stairs up. There are various viewing platforms on the way. It was a great vantage point to view the iconic Monaco...More

Thank IOGWFH
Reviewed 22 February 2014

I did not see any apearance.but I see the shene and Public Space around the shene. it look like a old roman amfitheatre to me. the teatre lay in, and on the topp of a old fortificatons. fort antonio

1  Thank Johny H
Reviewed 3 September 2012

In walking back to the harbor from the palace, we found this garden area. The Theater looks like a very nice place to see a small event (small theater). We enjoyed the grounds but nothing really to go out of your way for.

1  Thank jcanberra
Reviewed 16 August 2010

We found the fort area on our way walking up from the Cruise ship terminal which is just below the Fort and large rock it is located on. There are a series of switchback steps to let you go up and down the side of...More

2  Thank ct-cruisers
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