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I confess I love museums, and did enjoy visiting this one. Like everything else in Luang Prabang, nothing is free. I am judging this on what else there is to see in Luang Prabang, and in Bangkok or Chiang Mai this would only be average,...More
Remarkable and amazing. I was so happy to see the breadth of this museum collection and the restored rooms of the last King and Queen of Laos. Of particular interest are the throne room, resplendent with red and gold glass mosaics covering walls and ceiling,...More
We went here on a hot day, hoping for a break from the heat. No A/C here and most of the fans were not operating so the only respite was from the occasional breeze and the shade.
We enjoy museums and this one is worth...More
Sorry, that may mean Im terrible - but I didnt really gain anything from this palace visit and seeing all the old cars and furniture from the royal family. What our guide shared about Laos history was fascinating but this was just him being brilliant...More
If you like museums you must include this one. If you don't ordinary go to or like museums, but travel because you like experiencs, then go to this museum.
Pros and Cons
1) You're on a very tight budget and 30,000 Kip (~$3.70 currently) will...More
At first, the hall did not seem that impressive but as i walked in further, a fascinating tale of Prince Wetsantara, considered to be the just previous birth of the Buddha, was narrated all along the walls of the corridor and i love mythology, this...More
The entrance ticket costs 30,000 kips. We saw the different rooms in the palace - ceremonial, reception, gifts, library, bedroom, dining, childrens' . We also saw the ceremonial dress of the king, gold crown, necklace, gold sword, belt, shoes. Saw all the different gifts from...More
A wonderful incite into how the monarchy lived, large rooms tastefully decorated with the minimum amount of furniture. Not at all homely in fact I think it must be a hard life even though we think they have everything they want.
We loved the story...More