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 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 »
  • Interesting history, but limited to walking only along the driveway on the far side. Gate and guards at the entrances, but allow you to walk along that area. Nice gardens area  more »
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  • 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.
  • We'll it's in the Bahamas and it is very beautiful
  • Impressive Colonial house with a great statue of Columbus
  • Nice place to visit to get some history in the Bahamas. Reasonably well kept and tidy.

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