La Salle des Mariages, Menton

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From 1957 to 1958, the mayor of Menton, Francis Palmero requested the renowned Jean Cocteau to decorate his wedding hall. A masterpiece of its kind, the artist designed a magnificent setting perfect in the eyes of many a critique. Everything in La Salle des Mariages was designed by the master's hand. The murals of course but also wooden doors patterned diamond points, carpet, as well as leopard style bronze candelabra. The highlights of this hall are the portraits of eternal lovers are traced in a meander line. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to La Salle des Mariages and many more Menton attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Menton travel site.
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  • I’m not a particular fan of Jean Cocteau but this is worth seeing - especially for the measly sum of €2. Certainly it’s something a bit different. It’s also interesting to reflect on the fact that.....  more
    I’m not a particular fan of Jean Cocteau but this is worth seeing - especially for the measly sum of €2. Certainly it’s something a bit different. It’s also interesting to reflect on the fact that.....  more »
  • Besides the murals all other decoration is also by the multitalented artist - red velvet chairs, metal lamps resembling flowers, leopard carpet and the obligatory Marianne in all French wedding... 
    Besides the murals all other decoration is also by the multitalented artist - red velvet chairs, metal lamps resembling flowers, leopard carpet and the obligatory Marianne in all French wedding...  more »
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  • Une salle comme tant d'autres dans les mairies
  • Magnifique salle des mariages " tatouée " par Jean Cocteau en 1957-1958. Très bel endroit. A voir, une oeuvre exceptionnelle.

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