Interesting, and a reflection of the small size and relative wealth of Laos. Good quality artefacts set in a palace which is more like a large family house. Allow an hour, unless a real seeker after knowledge.
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Really worth the admission fee. You get great insight into Lao history and the Royal family. Honestly all these things are offered as tour packages... Don't waste your money as you can walk to all the attractions in Luang Prabang in an afternoon.
If you have free time to attend here, please do so. Lot of people here. You will see the ancient things of LAO in this place.
This is not a spectacular, gold-encrusted palace but worth the visit for the throne room's glass relief murals and the surprise of the simple bedrooms of the former king and queen. You'd expect something more ... royal. But the bedrooms are furnished with an almost...More
History of the palace and the royal family. My favorite was about the Prince told by a series of wall paintings. Not for everyone. This place is a museum full of relics, artifacts, royal regalia from the king and queen. More for those who want...More
We visited this museum and felt that it was a little run down and not very informative. It has interesting historical artefacts from the royal family but limited historical information. The main building was well kept but the grounds were not very well looked after....More
Same as its name. This palace/museum is mainly about the royal family of Laos from 18-20th century. It's a nice structure, good arranged building. If you visit this palace in the morning, be noted that it will close around 11am. After that, even if you...More
Do yourself a favour and visit this wonderfully preserved palace. Best rainy day activity in central LP.