|Monte Carlo - Casino - Own picture taken in 2013|
Monte Carlo was once a little unimportant Mountain Village with Olive trees.
Charles III of Monaco got the bright idea to build a casino.
Charles III of Monaco - Source picture: Wikipedia
Besides the casino he set up a new neighbourhood.
He called it after himself: Monte Carlo.
|Monte Carlo Monaco Hotel De Paris|
Why is this a Royal Destination?
The Monte Carlo Casino was founded by Charles III of Monaco.
He created (together with a business partner) a company called:
Société des Bains de Mer de Monaco.
This is a public company in which the Monaco Government and the
ruling (Grimaldi) family have majority interest.