Royal Palace, Porto-Novo

The Royal Palace, also known as King Toffa's Palace and more recently Musée Honmé, is a former royal residence and today museum in Porto-Novo, Benin. It contains an example of an Alounloun and most displays are related to the King Toffa period.[1] The palace and the surrounding district was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on October 31, 1996 in the Cultural category.[2]



  1. ^ Kraus, Erika; Reid, Felicie (26 January 2010). Benin (Other Places Travel Guide). Other Places Publishing. p. 113. ISBN 978-0-9822619-1-0. Retrieved 14 June 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "La ville de Porto-Novo : quartiers anciens et Palais Royal (#) - UNESCO World Heritage Centre". Retrieved 2018-02-09.

Coordinates: 6°28′09″N 2°37′30″E / 6.4693°N 2.6250°E / 6.4693; 2.6250