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Government House, Nassau

(3.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Government House part of your personalized Nassau itinerary using our Nassau vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Interesting if you are into architecture and the history of a place. I went to have a look on break from a seminar that we were doing in the Bahamas. I wish i had, had more time to have a good look ab...  more »
  • Stop 4 on a self-guided walking tour we created for downtown Nassau, Bahamas, while there aboard Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas. Standing outside the official residence of the governor-general ...  more »
  • This was great to stop and see but nothing that would make me go out of my way to see it again unless someone came that did not get to see it.  more »
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  • Nice place to visit to get some history in the Bahamas. Reasonably well kept and tidy.
  • it's a realy nice place to visit.
  • Nice visit. We visited with a school class. It was a good experience.
  • Generally very well kept, however a lot of the plants on the land look sickly or dying. Parts of the property likely haven't been used in decades. Events there are always with finger foods, some music, and of course mingling of the crowd
  • Good