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Musee Honme (Palais Royal)

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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 1 week ago
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 13 March 2017
Mary T
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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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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1 week ago
“Royal Heritage”
13 Mar 2017
“Interesting stories, a little run down as a museum”
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Porto-Novo, Benin
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Anago James Ake... O
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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.

1  Thank Mary T
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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.

Thank Coralikestraveling
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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

2  Thank H D G
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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.

Thank Becky0222
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Reviewed January 22, 2012

I liked the way of presenting and guiding through the museum

2  Thank bibi49
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