The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin

The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin Description

History of The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin

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

Built by Oba Ewedo in 1255AD – 1280AD.

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

Security/Safety of The Royal palace of the Oba of Benin

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

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

  • 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.

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