Monte Carlo is an administrative area in Monaco. Monte Carlo is often termed as the unofficial capital of Monaco and boasts lavish hotels and resorts. Visitors can enjoy the views of the glistening waters of the Mediterranean Sea along the shores of which Monte Carlo is located. Though Monte Carlo is quite small, travellers are sure to enjoy the wonderful sites. There are not many Muslim-friendly facilities in Monte Carlo but visitors can definitely find some alternates in form of vegetarian dishes. From Monte Carlo visitors can embark on various catamaran trips and also enjoy a number of watersports.
The Palais du Prince is the main landmark of Monte Carlo. The palace dates to the 13th century and visitors can take a detailed tour of the building.
There are also a few good museums in Monte Carlo that are excellent to visit and spend some time around. These museums include Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium, which houses several varieties of fish and the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology. There are also some good parks and gardens in Monte Carlo like the Japanese Garden and the JardinExotique. The Larvotto Beach is a great place to relax and enjoy the warm blue waters of the Mediterranean.
Monte Carlo is quite famous for its fashion outlets and is a shopaholics dream. The Golden Circle area, Avenue des Beaux Arts and Avenue Monte Carlo are lined with numerous shops and boutiques offering a variety of items. The Condamine Market is a historic place that dates to over 120 years. Other good places to shop are Rue Princesse Caroline, Fontvieille Shopping Centre and Les AlléesLumières.
The nearest airport to Monte Carlo is the Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport, which is located about 30.5km from Monte Carlo. From the airport visitors can take taxis or car rentals to Monte Carlo. There is also a bus service that departs from the airport every 35 minutes from morning 8 to evening 8.
There are a few Muslim-friendly restaurants in Monte Carlo like Le Cabaret du Casino and Sakura.
There are no mosques in Monte Carlo.