Palazzo Reale, Luang Prabang

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Take a glimpse in the history of royal families at Palazzo Reale, and witness artistic gold motifs. When you enter, you'll see paintings of Laotian monarchs and murals on the wall showing the lifestyle of past times. A statue of Buddha, made in gold, bronze, and silver, draws attention. Continue to secretariat room, where the museum exhibits gifts the royal family received, or visit the throne room, which boasts some valuable royal possessions and Buddha images. Be aware that you cannot take photos inside the residence. Also, dress appropriately (for instance, women cannot enter if wearing a short skirt). Use our Luang Prabang travel app to visit Palazzo Reale on your trip to Luang Prabang, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Of all the palaces and temples around Luang Prabang, this has some magnificent stairs to climb up and see the architecture and roof along with the carvings on golden entrance area  more »
  • Istana dan Kuil Buddha ini terletak di area sama. Kuil Buddha di sini terkenal dengan Pha Bang, atau patung Buddha yang memberi nama Prabang dalam nama kota Luang Prabang. Kuil dan istana bisa diakses...  more »
  • It's quite crowded but still looks very majestic. Its shares its ground with the Royal Museum, A very beautifully design Palace with amazing architecture.  more »

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