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Shangri La, Honolulu

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Architectural Building Historic Site
Admire the Middle Eastern and Indian architecture of Shangri La, formerly the private home of heiress Doris Duke. Today, the site is known as a center for Islamic arts and culture, and you can see metalwork, mosaics, vases, and textiles in brilliant colors. Inside the house, you'll also see rare artifacts in various temporary exhibits. Stroll the gardens to see a collection of tropical plants, as well as a pool and water terraces that flow into each other on a cliff overlooking the coast. Tours begin and end at the Honolulu Museum of Art and must be reserved in advance. For Shangri La and beyond, use our Honolulu vacation builder to get the most from your Honolulu vacation.
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  • A very interesting place to visit. Our guide was well informed and interested in what she was sharing with us. The gardens and location is very beautiful but I would have liked to see some of the room...  more »
  • I was extremely lucky to be invited to a musical soirée of Syrian music and a wonderful dinner on the lawn. What a wonderful evening to remember. We also toured the house and property and it was amazi...  more »
  • I'm not in to art and booked the tour based on the reviews from my guidebook and online. This is a nice lesser-known tourist attraction that's not as crowded as some others. I was pleasantly surprised...  more »