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Iolani Palace in Honolulu, Hawaii

 
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Distance from city center: 5.1mi
papillon's pictureby papillon History & Culture travel tip
added on the 8th of September, 2010
Iolani Palace is one of the landmarks of Hawaii. Built in 1882, the palace is the only place in the whole USA that was the residence of a reigning monarch. Hawaii's last two royal rulers, King David Kalakaua and his sister and successor, Queen Lili'oukalani.

There are guided tours into the palace starting in every 30 minutes, so you will not have to wait long. The building is beautiful, the decoration wonderfully mixes traditional Hawaiian and 'modern American' styles. Everything is made of Koa wood, furniture, staircases, everything. It is also very elegant and luxurious with many historical memories.

You can learn a lot about Hawaii's history and heritage, Iolani Palace is one of the must sees of Honolulu.

Address:
Richard Ln, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA

Price:
Adults: $20
Children: $5

On the web:
http://www.iolanipalace.org/

 
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