Located on the Mediterranean and surrounded by France on the three sides, the area of Monaco is 2.02 square kilometers. Though a small sovereign city-state, it is a very old and well known playground of the wealthy people. While in Monaco one can visit the Oceanographic Museum with the aquarium containing rare species of fishes and other marine lives. Monaco also offers amazing surroundings with spectacular landscapes and sea views. Monte-Carlo Casino and opera House with its opera hall decorated in red and gold also attracts tourists. There are also many exotic gardens all over the city-state that lure the nature lovers.