Musee Honme (Palais Royal), Porto-Novo

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Musee Honme (Palais Royal) houses an immense collection of well-preserved historical artifacts that tell the story of the country's royal families. Walk around the rooms with both permanent and temporary exhibits, and peruse a variety of items, including furniture, musical instruments, photographs of the royals, and objects used in religious and traditional rituals. Walk through authentically furnished rooms, such as the queen's, the bathrooms, and the ballroom where grand parties were held. Our Porto-Novo online trip builder makes visiting Musee Honme (Palais Royal) and other Porto-Novo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • 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.  more »
  • See to learn more about how the kings lived. And speaks of only rich history of Kings in l ex Benin do not hesitate to make the tour
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  • Not much to see, but is part of the heritage of the country. This di there's dozens of palaces.
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  • located in the middle of portoo_novo to the benign in the akpassa district, the Palace royal honmè is the first historical Museum of the city of porto_novo
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