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Address: Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.

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The early 20th century Royal Palace doesn't have the opulence suggested by its name or the extravagance of some other royal palaces. But therein lies its charm. A one-way - but... read more

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The early 20th century Royal Palace doesn't have the opulence suggested by its name or the extravagance of some other royal palaces. But therein lies its charm. A one-way - but not always chronological - route traces some of the history of the Royal Family with various family artefacts and gifts on display. Sadly no photos allowed inside - not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good place for touriste in Luang Prabang. Very much information for histoire of Laos and Luang Prabang

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This royal palace museum is very wonderful space in the world that I have seen have many beautiful things that the kings use before when you go inside is very cool when you come to lpb you have to go to this place

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The exhibits displayed in this museum include the royal memorabilia and some of the photographs of the royal family. There were also rooms displayed with the layout of items in them and labels were well written for easy understanding. Highly recommeded to those who love history and culture. Will have to rent the scarf provided if you where shorts though... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This reminded me in some way of the presidential palace in HCM on a smaller scale. A pretty interesting place with plenty of exhibits inside. No pictures can be taken inside the palace.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Closes between 11.30 and 1.30 Best time to go Just as it opens in the afternoon before tour groups. Great place to photograph. Lovely gardens around

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be the Royal Palace in the twentieth century when Laos had a royal family. It is now museum and most of the exhibits date from that time, although there are earlier pieces, like Buddhas too. Labels explain the items. I loved the Japanese glass work decorations on the walls which tell a variety of stories. Brilliant.

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Houston, texas, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually found this the most interesting site in the old city offering a bit of insight as to the monarchy, some of the origin tales, and the building itself is worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the original Royal Palace and the rooms are set up just as the King vanished. Interesting gifts which were given from different countries around the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not usually a fan of Museums but I liked this one. It is small but interesting. The exhibits are all described in English (as well as Lao & French). There are amazing wall mosaics on the walls of the Throne Room which can tell you a lot about life in Laos many years ago. I especially loved the story... More 

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