The Manhyia Palace is the seat of the Asantehene of Asanteman, in addition to his respectable residence. It is placed at Kumasi, the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom and Ashanti Region. The first palace is now a museum. King Opoku Ware II built the new palace, that's near the vintage one and is utilized by the cutting-edge Asantehene, King Osei Tutu II.
The palace was built in 1925 with the aid of the British some time after the Third Anglo-Ashanti War in 1874, while the British had destroyed the unique palace built by means of Asantes. The British had been stated to have been inspired by the size of the original palace and the scope of its contents, which included rows of books in many languages., however due to events inside the War of the Golden Stool, the British demolished the royal palace with explosives. The palace consequently erected is a kilometre from the Centre for National Culture, Kumasi. Upon the go back from exile of the Asantehene Nana Prempeh I from the Seychelles Islands, the constructing turned into offered to him to be used as his residence.