Fontvieille Park and Princess Grace Rose Garden

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Kees Verkade's statue of Kelly in the Princess Grace Rose Garden

The Fontvieille Park and the Princess Grace Rose Garden are two municipal parks in the Fontvieille district of Monaco.<ref name='Mon'>Template:Cite web</ref> The parks are a combined 4 hectares in size, and are open daily from dawn to dusk.<ref name='Mon'/>

The rose garden was created in 1984 as a memorial to Princess Grace of Monaco, the consort of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. Grace is commemorated in a statue by Kees Verkade in the rose garden, which features 4,000 roses.<ref name="Sale1999">Template:Cite book</ref> The park was enlarged by 1.52km for the 30th anniversary of its foundation.<ref name='Mon'/>

The park features a sculpture trail, notable pieces include Cavalleria Eroica by Arman, and a clenched fist by César.<ref name="FacarosPauls2007">Template:Cite book</ref>

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