Foumban Royal Palace & Museum, Foumban

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#1 of 12 in Historic Sites in Cameroon
The former residence of King Ibrahim Njoya, Foumban Royal Palace & Museum today houses artifacts from his life and tells the story of his legacy. The 1922 building features a design emulating German palaces. At the entrance, you'll see a large tapestry depicting the scene of the king's son's death. Guided tours will tell you more about the religion he founded, and the Shumon alphabet he invented. Arrange your visit to Foumban Royal Palace & Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Foumban using our Foumban online vacation maker .
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  • the visit of the Museum which is in the Palace is being transferred (for two years) for the new Museum. It does not show any more interest as all the collections are packed. The Palace is not accessible without a connection with the Sultan's family.
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  • When we see the course of these men through the centuries, their evolutions craft cultural, political, philosophical, etc... We realize the poverty of education that receive us when we talk about Africa. Foumban is a Pearl on the pediment of the Crown of African decorative arts. quality, precision, subtlety, but also the political complexities make this one of the most beautiful of the region people
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