Discover the Abomey Kingdom’s grandeur at Palais des rois d’Abomey, a World Heritage Site. Beginning in 1625, 12 kings ruled ruled the country over the course of three centuries. See the palace, built in the traditional architectural style, with dozens of pillars complemented by small statues of wild animals inside of them. Join a tour and hear more about the rule of the dynasty, the success and prosperity of the people, ways of life, and traditional rituals that often took place here. Use our Abomey trip planner to add Palais des rois d’Abomey and other attractions to your Abomey vacation plans.