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Government House, Nassau

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Government Building
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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  • We did not go in, this was part of the Foodie Tour. The History was very interesting and the view of the city amazing. Would have liked to have gone back when we had more time.  more »
  • The building draws attention for your pink paint, by architecture and for being right in the city centre, a few metres from the port, and the handicraft market. You will pass through it.
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  • 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 »
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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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