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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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  • In France a civil ceremony is obligatory for all marrying couples based on Napolean laws. The murals, red velvet chairs and leopard design carpet are all works of multitalented Cocteau and still in... 
    In France a civil ceremony is obligatory for all marrying couples based on Napolean laws. The murals, red velvet chairs and leopard design carpet are all works of multitalented Cocteau and still in...  more »
  • Decorated by Jean Cocteau in his inimitable style, this official room is worth a short visit; the descriptive narration, in either French or English, lasts 10 minutes, which is more than enough. You.....  more
    Decorated by Jean Cocteau in his inimitable style, this official room is worth a short visit; the descriptive narration, in either French or English, lasts 10 minutes, which is more than enough. You.....  more »
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  • Must visit when you come to Menton. Very nice guideline in Englush, describing all details of Salle and its history. Only 2 euros entrance.
  • Ask at the desk, €2 per person, they'll put an audioguide recording for you in lots of languages.

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