Government House, Nassau

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History and architecture buffs should not miss Government House, the stately seat of the Bahamas' Governor General. Dominating a 4 hectare (10 acre) estate, the flamboyant pink and white facade of this 1801 building represents a blend of local and colonial British and American traits. Check the house's schedule of events for the chance to experience the changing of the guards. Pay special attention to the display plaques outside the building detailing Bahamas history. Plan to visit Government House during your Nassau vacation using our convenient Nassau trip tool .
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  • This structure was not open when we were there. I am not sure it is ever open to the public. The architecture was interesting and nice for a bike drive by. Thats about it.  more »
  • This building is down town Nassau so you do not need to take a special tour to see it or the surrounding buildings which are very stunning and interesting if you like history  more »
  • We were taken to Government House during our trip to Nassau, it was very interesting and well worth a visit if you have the chance!!  more »
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  • The official residence of the Governor General, a beautiful pink and white mansion built in the early 19th century along with a statue of Christopher Columbus on the front steps.
  • This historic building has been restored and display the colonial past.
  • Beautiful building with some amazing gardens. Bit of a steep hill climb to get to, but well worth it.
  • Great place for a stroll. Impressive building and gardens, although the gardens were a bit neglected when we were there. The guards are friendly and efficient.
  • It is found in a quiet neighborhood.
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