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Monaco Pavilion

Facing the Engineers' Plaza on Ile Notre-Dame, the highly original Pvilion of Monaco consists of several interlocking towers surrounding a garden-cinema on the banks of a canal, in a setting of flowers, trees and exotic plants.

The moment he enters the pavilion, the visitor senses the typical atmosphere of Monaco as he is taken on a tour of the charming Mediterranean Principality. Crossing the various sections of the exhibit , which are mostly in the open air, the visitor has the impression strolling down the narrow street of Monaco and Monte Carlo, becoming acquainted with the historical heritage, the scientific achievements, the cultural and social activities, the sporting events, as well as the everyday life of this small dream-like country. This pleasantly descending walk bring him to an unforgettable movie show which will be the main attraction of his visit.

Emerging into a delightful garden, which is also a treater covered by a large high-filtering parasol, the visitor may then enjoy the fifteen-minute movie which will complet in color, sound and movement the woundrous of the principality of Monaco and its " Joie de vivre".

Returning to the Engineers' Plaza, visitors cross a small park area the layout and vegetation of whcih recall Monaco's celebrated Jardin Exotique.

( Document: Official Guide of l'Expo 67, Copyright 1967 by Maclean-Hunter Publishing Co. Ltd. )

Man and is World in 1969 - Underwater World

In this pavilion, a documentary film shows how the underwater world looks to the men who explore it. THe film tells of the fish which live there, of the incredible riches beneath the waves and of the enchantment of the silent domain which, at times, resembles a fairyland. Also emphasized in the film os the importance of oceanographic research.

(Man and his world 1969 - Official Guide - published by the city of Montreal)

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