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Stopped for just a short time

One in our group had business with Emir. We were able to see the meeting room of the palace and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard N
Great

.the place is amazing compared to other places in Kano. This attraction is very good for visit... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Mohamed D
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The most striking example of Kano's traditional Hausa architecture, the Emir's Palace is accessible only to those invited by the Emir, but its sheer majesty makes it worth a sightseeing visit.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
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30 Jan 2018
“Great”
3 weeks ago
“Stopped for just a short time”
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Kano, Nigeria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One in our group had business with Emir. We were able to see the meeting room of the palace and guide told us about all the past and present Emirs using pictures in the room. Didn't see much else. Was surprised that the front gates...More

Thank Richard N
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

.the place is amazing compared to other places in Kano. This attraction is very good for visit also you will meet very nice people

Thank Mohamed D
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This attraction is very good for visit during eid el fitr and eid el kabir celebrations. While visiting this place visitors have to be extra careful because most a times political violence occurs after the Dunbar mostly on your way back lot of hooligans fill...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2016

The palace has is another important historical monument and a pride to all indigenes of Kano. It reveals the interpolaton of both traditional architecture and modern architecture though in tune with culture of the kano people. It is almost opposite the Kano Museum and prides...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2015

A modern palace which nevertheless maintains its historical and traditional heritage and texture. During the Sallah period visitors travel to Kano to witness the spectacular Hawan Daushe and others in which the Emir participates fully alongside key members of his Council. The shows continue for...More

3  Thank Dr Kabir A
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

Luckily, as a volunteer with USAid I was able to have an audience with the Emir. No one speaks to the Emir directly and many of his sons were there as well. It was a luxurious event.

8  Thank A H
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