Parliament Bldg, Georgetown

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Marvel at an outstanding example of Renaissance architecture by visiting Parliament Bldg, completed in 1834. Featuring a foundation made of greenheart wood, this is one of two buildings in Georgetown featuring a dome. Go to the parliamentary chamber, located in the east wing of the building, to observe mahogany-covered walls and greenheart floors, an elaborately carved speaker's chair, and paintings of Guyana's first president. Make Parliament Bldg a part of your Georgetown vacation plans using our Georgetown trip site .
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  • Obviously the building does not have access to the public, but the building is very nice. Unfortunately the electricity or telephone cables ruin pictures.
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  • One of the few stone or brick public buildings in Georgetown and for a change it is in good repair. Quite a pleasant building and you can enter but I didn't have time and just walked the grounds.  more »
  • Gorgeous building! The guards are very amenable to taking pics and video. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable.  more »

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