This week on Friday, April 15 2005, Prince Rainier III, former Prince of Monaco, is buried in Cathedrale de Monaco at the side of his late wife Princess Grace (Grace Kelly) who tragically died in a car accident Sept. 14, 1982.
During his 56 years of regime Prince Rainier led Monaco into a modern state which is also a member of the United Nations.
The panorama is from the official residence of the Grimaldi family overlooking the city of Monte Carlo.
Monaco's royal palace has been around since the 13th century and its 15 rooms, including the Throne Room, are open to the public. In the south wing of the palace, the Musée des Souvenirs Napoléoniens has a collection of Napoleon's personal knickknacks, including one sock, a handkerchief and some medals, coins, uniforms and swords.
Monaco official website
The Prince's Palace of Monaco