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Royal Palace Museum, Luang Prabang

The Royal Palace Museum in Luang Prabang " Haw Kam " built Architectural style mixed traditional of Laos motifs and French Beaux Arts. This Arts style was be French colonial period of King Sisavang Vong and his family. The palace building was built in 1904 and open to official visitors to Luang Prabang could arrived from their county to the palace and be received there. After The King Sisavang Vong was death, the crown Prince Savang Vatthana was the king and this royal were the last to hold the grounds.

In 1975, the monarchy was dethronement, the communists and the Royal Family was taken revolution administration. The palace opened to the public as a national museum in 1995.

When entrance on one side of the lower crossbar. Above the entrance is a gold three-headed elephants sheltered by the sacred white tiered umbrella of kingship, the symbol of the Laos monarchy. The steps to the entrance are made of Italian marble. You can see a variety of royal religious objects on display in the large entrance hall.

On the right hand sites front corner room of the Palace, when you go on outside, is a collection of the palace's most value arts, including the Phra Bang like cast of a gold, silver and bronze alloy. Buddha image stands around 83 cm tall and weighs around 50 kg. Legend has that the valuables from other county, they were occupied by the king and queen, example later presented to the Khemer King Phaya Sirichantha. On the left side hall, the secretary's reception sites of head of state which that have been presented to Laos as diplomatic gifts from grouped by socialist or capitalist countries like Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Poland, Hungary, Russia, Japan, Vietnam, China, Nepal, USA, Canada and Australia, The Crown Jewels painted by Russian artist Ilya Glazunov in 1967, also displayed are friendship flags from China and Vietnam and replica's of sculpture from the national museum, New Delhi.

If you interest in the compound is a theater where performances are Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays 3 time for a weeks at 6 p.m. There are in front of the theater is a statue of King Sisavong Vang.

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