Recommendation by Lemi
National Museum of Luang Prabang was once the Royal Palace where King Sisavang Vong and his family lived. It was built in 1904 during the French colonial era, endowing the stately home with a fusion of local and beaux-arts design. During his 55-year reign, the King was a supporter of French rule in the nation. Gain an intimate peek into the royal family’s private living quarters, Throne Room, and Car Collection. The entire complex houses many important religious and royal relics, from busts of the monarchs to the golden Buddha that the town is named after (Phra Bang)! You may even catch a cultural show at the Phralak Phralam Theater tucked in the Museum’s left wing! Just remember: dress appropriately (no shorts or sleeveless tops) and refrain from taking photos during your visit.
Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang, Laos
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