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Government House, Nassau
(3.7/5 based on 140+ 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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  • A beautiful building with pink facade near the port. Has a monument on the front and nothing more. It's worth taking a quick stop for photos and then to the beach.
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  • Very nice colonial building, Government considers feeling a little in colonial times... also a beautiful location for pirate movies could be :-) You can also in the garden in during our visit because of storm damage impossible. Overall worth a detour at the Nassau-tour.
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  • Do stop by. Beautiful building. Touch of class. You'll find it flooded with tourist whenever there new cruise ship arrives. Check out the traffic police officers in their well polished white outfits. 
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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
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