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Musee Honme (Palais Royal)

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Address: Porto-Novo, Benin
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Not far from the da Silva museum is this former home of King Toffa, whose...

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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Interesting stories, a little run down as a museum

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... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Mary T
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 13 March 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.

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't Veld
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 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.

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benin
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Reviewed 21 August 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 your family this holiday

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Reviewed 16 June 2012

This is different from the Royal Palace in Abomey. Much more recent. Worth a visit to learn more about the local history.

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Reviewed 22 January 2012

I liked the way of presenting and guiding through the museum

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