It is a grand residence and looks huge from outside. I would have loved to have a look inside, but it is not allowed
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Well-maintained displays. Beautiful furnishings and architecture. The new palace is many times this size and the building pales in size and opulence compared to Buckingham but still it's worth a visit. 45-60 minutes is enough
The Old Kings palace which is now a museum Good place for clicking photos, except that one is not allowed to click pictures in the inner areas of the old palace; wonder why ?? Curio shop has nice stuff but expensive. Cans of soft beverages...More
We visited the palace on the HOHO route, arriving at 11.40. The commentary suggested the changing of the guard would occur at 12pm, so we waited around until 12.30 and still saw nothing. One member of our party was particularly interested in seeing the COTG...More
No need to spend more than 10 minutes or so here. Get a few pictures, have a quick look around and then get out of there.
so it's something different to do and its cultural. You can take photos infront of the gates and if you ask polite enough then the guards will allow you to take a photo with them. The gardens are huge we spent a good 20mins here...More
Old palace, viewed from impressive gates, with a lot of history, and sometimes something happening like a ceremony depending on the time of day and day of the month.
usually the Palace will open to public during hari raya, 1 syawal. so if you go there by 1 syawal , there will be a festival, open house for raya. there you will the inside the palace.
Unlike at the Old Palace, the front gate here is kind of an "imposing structure" with built-in areas for some ceremonial or costumed guardsmen (saw about four of them and two were on horses); and yes although there's no public entry past the front gate,...More