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Address: Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 11:00
13:30 - 16:00
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Displays of the opulence of pre-Communist Laos.

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Gives some insight into the Lao monarchy

The palace is beautifully restored. If you have some knowledge of Lao history, and the monarchy, a visit here helps get further understanding of this part of story of modern Laos.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vientiane, Laos
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Vientiane, Laos
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace is beautifully restored. If you have some knowledge of Lao history, and the monarchy, a visit here helps get further understanding of this part of story of modern Laos.

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Gallup
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum did not have a whole lot to offer, but was still quite interesting and worth the time. Be sure not to miss the old Royal automobiles in the back of the grounds. The hall where coronations would take place was the highlight! The walls are gorgeous!

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Thank gkhe1980
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you check the opening times closes quite early . Old cars from the last king on display. Often closed when civic dignitaries are there. The Royal Ballet was closed when were there. Lots to see

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Thank Clarky57
Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Palace has a limited amount of artifacts and is interesting. Going with a guide will give you a better understanding on the history of the country.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice. Need to make sure to wear proper clothes. It was not crowded and you get a good impression of the former palace. No pictures inside allowed! Only in the park.

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is the most expensive in terms of entrance fee, all over Luang Prabang. And is not so great over all. Worst was that even though i was wearing a fully conservative t-shirt, was forced to rent their jacket for 5 $. It depends on the mood of the old lady at the entrance, she may force you to... More 

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Tromso, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A rather small museum showing the royal residence. It is not very luxurious, but the reception hall is nice. It is not a must see, but nice for a change. They are rather strict on clothing, wear pants below the knees and do not show bare shoulders. It is possible to rent cover for 5000 kip. The car exebition is... More 

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must to visit in Luang Prabang. Interesting place. It displays a lot of gifts from other countries. No short or short sleeves is allowed. I was not allowed to go in because of wearing short sleeves. But we saw some ladies with short sleeves are inside the museum so we complaint to the staff and asked how come they... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The saving feature is the beautiful royal room with great mosaics. Otherwise not a need to see. All about royal family, which was interesting to see artifacts and belongings however not given in a historic context or timeline to learn about the Royal family of Lao, just some things they owned, where they slept but I did find the gifts... More 

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Thank Elliot C
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enables one to see the royal palace where the king and queen used to stay. Their rooms, entertainment room, what they worn, tokens from other countries and their elaborate utensils, clothes , etc.

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