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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. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Menton holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the La Salle des Mariages and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
La Salle des Mariages Reviews
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... more »
A room like so many others in the town halls
Magnificent Wedding Hall "tattooed" by Jean Cocteau in 1957-1958. Very nice place. To see, an exceptional work.
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