Wedding of Prince Rainer of Monaco and Grace Kelly

Today marks the 61st Wedding Anniversary of Prince Rainer III of Monaco to American Actress Grace Kelly, who got married on this day in 1956. Take a look below at some of the scenes from the wedding, and a documentary released for the occasion-

Prince Rainer and Grace Kelly got married in a civil ceremony in the Throne Room of the Princely Palace in Monte Carlo on April 18th. Afterwards the Prince and new Princess attended a Garden Party and met with 3000 Monegasque citizens. They also waved from a porch.

In the evening, the Bride and Groom along with the wedding guests attended a Gala Performance at the Opera House. Princess Grace wore her new Bains de Mer Tiara while her mother-in-law, Princess Charlotte, wore her Cartier Pearl Drop Tiara.

The religious wedding ceremony was at Monaco’s Saint Nicholas Cathedral, officiated by Bishop Gilles Barthe. Afterwards, the Prince and Princess drove through the streets to the Prince’s Palace.

In the late afternoon, Prince Rainer and Princess Grace left  for their seven-week Mediterranean honeymoon cruise on his yacht, Deo Juvante II.

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