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Royal Heritage

On getting to this historical and royal palace that has been converted into a museum, what I... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Anago James Ake... O
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Lagos State, Nigeria
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Interesting stories, a little run down as a museum

You basically see the building, because there are hardly any furnishings or decorations. But the... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
703maryt
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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10 Jun 2018
“Royal Heritage”
1 week ago
“The place is uninspiring, but the stories are fascinating”
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Not far from the da Silva museum is this former home of King Toffa, whose personal effects are on display, including photographs and his royal carriage.
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Porto-Novo, Benin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not expect much of this building. The guide, though, who does speak fluent English, will show you around, and his stories are quite amazing, You get to see some old photos of the 112 queens who belonged to the last king as well as...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 70ava
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

On getting to this historical and royal palace that has been converted into a museum, what I noticed was that the people and management work very hard to preserve the place. This museum shows the life and greatness of former king Toffa and family. Outside...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Anago James Ake... O
Reviewed March 13, 2017

You basically see the building, because there are hardly any furnishings or decorations. But the stories they tell you about how the kings ruled and about the succession process are fascinating.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank 703maryt
Reviewed June 7, 2014

If you visit Porto Novo than it is a must to visit the museums there. Take a look at the lifestyle of the Kings from the past. It is nice to see how they lived.

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Coralikestraveling
Reviewed August 21, 2013

hmmmm, is the right word to start with for me to tell you how nice the palace was. i really enjoyed every bit of time i spent walking around the palace trying to know its history. i bet you will never regret going there with...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank H D G
Reviewed June 16, 2012

This is different from the Royal Palace in Abomey. Much more recent. Worth a visit to learn more about the local history.

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Becky0222
Reviewed January 22, 2012

I liked the way of presenting and guiding through the museum

Date of experience: December 2011
3  Thank bibi49
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