Foumban Royal Palace & Museum, Foumban

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The former residence of King Ibrahim Njoya, Foumban Royal Palace & Museum today houses artifacts from his life and tells the story of his legacy. The 1922 building features a design emulating German palaces. At the entrance, you'll see a large tapestry depicting the scene of the king's son's death. Guided tours will tell you more about the religion he founded, and the Shumon alphabet he invented. Arrange your visit to Foumban Royal Palace & Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Foumban using our Foumban online vacation maker .
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  • The visit of the Royal Palace was very interesting thanks to the guide that I got. There is not too much to see but the history of this building and the kings who lived there was amazing, especially t...  more »
  • The Museum is located in the Palace of the sultan of Foumban and you can admire the architecture of the building via a guided tour. Unfortunately, as the new Museum (in the form of gigantic spider) will soon open, many articles were already displaced and the rooms of the Palace was a bit empty. But the guide told interesting episodes and so it made up for.
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  • I have never seen better tribal art than at this Royal Museum in Foumban. Needs to be a part if every tourists agenda in Cameroun. The King got a Mercedes Benz as present from the German king at colon...  more »
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