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Address: Tours arranged through Honolulu Museum of Art, 900 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
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Doris Duke's home, built in 1930, is an architecturally significant home...

Doris Duke's home, built in 1930, is an architecturally significant home which includes a collection of Islamic artwork.

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Great Tour Of Doris Duke's Hawaiian Estate's Persian Artwork

The tour for Shangri-La is arranged through the Honolulu Museum of Art. Advance reservations are required and the tour leaves from the museum downtown. The permit for the tours... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tour for Shangri-La is arranged through the Honolulu Museum of Art. Advance reservations are required and the tour leaves from the museum downtown. The permit for the tours requires no tourist cars can be brought to the residential neighborhood, so you must go in and out on the tour bus. The guides are knowledgeable but really trained never to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First, be sure to book this before you leave home (with the Honolulu Art Museum). This is Doris Duke's 5 acre home in Honolulu. It is a wonderful site, built during the Depression with a world-class Islamic art collection (better than most museums) arranged so that Ms. Duke could live with her collection. Totally wonderful! The home is modern and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes yes yes $25 admission but includes museum of art Gotta book way in advance. You shuttle to Shangi la to & from the museum of art It's good to be really wealthy and follow your passion for particular arts. Amazing house that is a museum but built as her home. Fantastic gardens and incredible views. Islamic art was her... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was worth going to and seeing the place Doris Duke lived in. Advanced bookings is a must. Allow a few hours.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The property is situated on the beach front looking towards Diamond Head. The Islamic art Doris Duke collected during her life time was exceptional and showed what could be acquired during the 1930's and 40's by a person with access to large sums of money and people on the ground who could locate the items for her. The diving board... More 

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Abingdon, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, Shangri La, the Hawaii estate of tobacco heiress, Doris Duke, is incredibly beautiful in its beachside setting near Diamond Head. In addition, it has an amazing collection of Islamic and Near Eastern art. You need to book a tour through the Honolulu Museum of Art on Beretania Street in donwtonw Honolulu.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Poor little rich girl Doris Duke's home on Oahu is well worth the visit. A marvel for it's time now provides a wonderful museum experience. Shangri La, and Ms Duke's other homes demonstrate what a woman with impeccable taste and a virtually bottomless purse can create. Treasures gathered from across the globe now reside in Ms Duke's Shangri La -... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like art, especially Islamic art, this is not to be missed. It's a fantastic tour. I'm so glad we went!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doris Duke's estate overlooking the Pacific is not to be missed on any trip to Oahu! It's a colorful escape tucked into the hills - blink and you'll miss it in terms of finding it. Book through the museum ahead of time. Sadly, no photos allowed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doris Duke's Hawaiian home is simply amazing. We had toured it before, and our guides each gave some different information and focus. Each tour was fascinating. I had no idea the Islamic art was so varied. The areas we were allowed to see felt like someone's home. Included with the tour is admission to the Honolulu Museum of Art, which... More 

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