Royal Palace and Royal Tombs

Royal Palace, Nuku'alofa, Tonga

The interior of this red-roofed 1867 palace is closed to the public, except for special occasions, but it’s worth visiting to admire the exterior. The Victorian facade might not look its best, but it retains some of its original dignity. A few impressive churches (including the Free Church of Tonga) are nearby, as are the Royal Tombs, which open only during royal funerals.

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