After the conference, the palace was opened to the public.

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Later, it housed the training center of the Democratic Women's Association, and in 1960, a hotel for foreign guests was opened in the west wing, which continues to function as a luxury hotel to this day. The rest of the palace is now a museum.

In November 2004, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain visited the palace.