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Glèlè Kpododji
Outside courtyard - Photo B. Keita
Glèlè Kpododji or Glèlè's exterior courtyard is a waiting area and meeting place. It contains three parts:
  • the Honnouwa, entrance porch and main access to the palace. Giving onto Singbodji Square it was guarded by sentries and frequented by numerous spies.
  • the Jonnonho, a reception hall for important foreign visitors.
  • the Logodo, entrance porch to the second interior courtyard of the palace. People requesting an audience with the King were selected here.
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