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Royal Palace Museum

Haw kham, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.
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Haw kham, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is really beautiful. But you can't take ur bags, camera,no photos allowed.you have to keep ur stuff in the locker. No outside food and drinks is allowed

Thank 624suchitrar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will have to pay admission fee in the main gate and drop your any kind of bags and/or purse (there are free locker rooms) to enter the palace. NO any kind of photographs and footwear allowed inside the palace. The museum's collection are mostly...More

Thank harry_mdj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a guide but most items have a sheet which includes an English description so could do this on your own. There is a big statue of the king.

Thank Ellis S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

LAK30,000 entrance fee. No cameras and bags allowed inside the museum. There are lockers provided for you to safely store your belongings. Take a look at how the royal family of Laos lived as you walk through the palace (now a museum) and imagine how...More

Thank Andy22L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to learns bit of history about Laos amazing statues of Buddha and history about the ground s and the French influence

Thank alanaaron61
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a guide who could explain Laos history when we visited the compound that housed the former Royal Palace. Since the Communists took over the country, the last King was reported to have disappeared mysteriously. The palace is relatively simple and...More

Thank GreenThumb331
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is in the old town and you'll walk past this place a number of times anyway, if you staying in the vicinity. So no harm strolling in for a quick look.

Thank MarketingAnalyst
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Slowly stroll around the museum-once a royal residence. There are hundreds of Buddha images made of gold, silver or painted on various walls and right at the back where few people go is a car collection and don't forget the carriages. The gardens is a...More

Thank kostantine s
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A really interesting museum. Its small and packed with lovely mosaic work. Open in the morning and the afternoon 1.30-4.0 pm.

Thank paul r
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was great to explore the royal palace museum and get a nice history of Laos. Be aware that both males and females have to wear clothes that cover the legs when walking through the museum. Also, check out the royal cars and boats, very...More

Thank Tracy R
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