Royal Palace

Royal Palace, Nuku'alofa: Address, Royal Palace Reviews: 3.5/5

Royal Palace
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Richard F
Louisville, KY7,492 contributions
Great To Look At But You Can't Touch
Nov 2019
This is a huge palace for the King and can be seen right from the cruise ship dock. Unfortunately, you can not go in and tour. You can only view from outside the big iron fence. Not a very spectacular structure as you would imagine. The grounds are not much more that grass fields.
Written 1 January 2020
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Mjay
Invercargill, New Zealand55 contributions
Perspective
Nov 2018
Was located just a short walk from my accommodation so i walked past the building pretty much every day. Not a lot to see. Little activity. Place is guarded and fenced. The building and grounds itself are nice, hard to get any real decent pictures of it. Also for me, looking just down the road at the properties of everyday residents, you can see the very stark difference between the two living classes which is a little sobering.
Written 30 September 2019
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deconz1
Forrest Hill, New Zealand307 contributions
Cruise ship visit
Mar 2019 • Couples
Nice views of the Royal Palace from our ship you can see the palace from the ship nice looking go have a look
Written 7 September 2019
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mwaddington
Christchurch, New Zealand87 contributions
Just not very interesting
Jul 2019 • Family
The royal palace can be viewed from afar. It's not an amazing building and the grounds are just lawns...... The royal family has many (sometimes super)opulent residences ...... and this seems to be at odds with the plight of the hoi polloi...... Just another reason to NOT visit Tonga (IMHO)
Written 21 July 2019
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Richard T
Burnley, UK1,045 contributions
Colonial magic, but no entry possible
May 2019 • Couples
We ventured across the grass from the war memorial to get great views of the gardens and rear of the house which is very impressive. Could get right up to the fence no problem. Well worth a visit - very impressive building, probably prettiest in town.
Written 1 June 2019
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Sharyn F
17 contributions
Palace
Apr 2019 • Family
Well it took a while for me to be convinced that this was the palace. A nice clean white painted wooden building with expansive lawns but it is very hard to get a good view. The guards are not particularly friendly!
Written 2 May 2019
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Yoko Bell
Brisbane, Australia35 contributions
Colonially Majestic
Apr 2019 • Solo
A beautiful and revered home - island style fit for a King (& Queen). Very easy to approach with close proximity, guards are friendly but stern. A must glance!
Written 26 April 2019
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Anthony S
Brisbane, Australia1,614 contributions
Best building in town
Apr 2019 • Couples
Beautiful colonial building right on the waterfront and the first building you see when arriving by cruise ship. No entry was possible but well worth visiting from the outside.
Written 18 April 2019
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deconz1
Forrest Hill, New Zealand307 contributions
Nice Palace
Mar 2019 • Couples
Nice looking wooden building nice place to see from a ship big green area in front of the palace which you can walk on and get photos
Written 28 March 2019
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Charles K
Winchester, UK1,073 contributions
Photo opportunity
Feb 2019 • Couples
Just about all you can do is take photographs of the palace from behind a metal fence. Make sure you don't put your hands on through the barrier.
Written 21 March 2019
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