The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin
The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin
The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin
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Things to do at The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin

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Attend public lectures, Ceremony, Explore art, Learn,

History of The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin

This was built in 1255AD – 1280AD. It is notable as the home of the Oba of Benin and other royal leaders.

  • it was destroyed in 1897 during the British expedition

  • It was made a UNESCO heritage site in 1999

Built by Oba Ewedo in 1255AD – 1280AD. Demolished in 1897.

Located in the heart of Benin, the royal palace is home to the Oba of Benin and other royal leaders.

Safety/Security

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera or a good camera phone.

Things to do while at The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • Go on a tour of the palace.

  • Learn about the history of the palace.

  • Take pictures of the architectural designs.

Best Features

It is a celebration of the rich Benin culture.

Writer's Review

To go and learn a bit about the rich Benin history.

Most common visitors

Curators, Archaeelogists and historians are common faces here.

  • Eight things not to do in the oba of Benin palace- Travel guide in 2016.


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