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I had been disappointed with visits in Vientiane, so wasn't expecting much with this, but it was well set out and organised.
You have to leave your bags and cameras in lockers, which was fine.
The tour takes in the temple and the palace.
Great place to learn about the history of the royal family in Laos. You can enter the museum and see Howe the royal family lived, the murals on the walls, the gifts from foreign dignitaries, and many Buddha statues all around the museum that have...More
To enter, you you have to leave your bags and valuables in the locker. When you buy the ticket there is a board but they do not tell you that. So when you arrive at the museum itself you are sent back to the locker...More
A very nice small palace. The buddhist story presented about the royal family was interesting. Gave us more insight to buddhist culture. The buldings gave great insight in Lao royal family. Beatifully decorated buildings and furniture. The royal clothes were nice. Nice to see the...More
Nothing much to see here. Wouldn't bother paying the entrance fee. Standing outside is sufficient. Cannot take pictures inside out of respect. Also think that once people do, others will realise there really isn't much inside.
Go early in the morning its much cooler.
It is a lovely place to visit but its not particularly abundant in splendour as I'd expected.
Pity too the Royal cars aren't maintained a bit better ...the Citroen is goosed! Still - very interesting.
Although they're worlds apart, this palace reminded me of the imperial palace in Petrópolis, Brazil, where the imperial family settled in the XIX Century after fleeing from Napoleon. Maybe it's just the physical disposition of the ground floor or maybe it's because no one lives...More
One ticket gets you into the palace, which is very informative about Laos early 20th century history. The throne room is stunning; gems embroidered into the walls. The wat outside is ornate but you aren't allowed inside. Check out the car museum to the right...More