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