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Presidential Palace, Paramaribo
(3.8/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Admire one of the best-preserved examples of Dutch colonial architecture at Presidential Palace, part of Paramaribo's World Heritage-listed historical center. This three-story white building, located across from the main square, was built in 1730 and remains the residence of the president of Suriname. Though you probably cannot gain entrance, you can walk around the exterior, taking in the symmetrical stone construction and wooden upper floor. Then visit the palm garden behind the building, home to capuchin monkeys as well as tropical birds. Proximity to the national assembly, court of justice, and ministry of finance makes this a convenient stop on a walking tour. Plan your visit to Presidential Palace and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Paramaribo trip generator.
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  • The building is beautiful and white and in Suriname needed not many guards at the building. I saw no guard outside!
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  • As it should is the Palace an imposing (and well maintained) location. That unlike some others.
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  • Nice to see historical/colonial building. Next to the onafhankelijkheidsplein. Unfortunately there are no tours inside. 
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  • This wooden building is one of the remnants of the Ducth colonial era. If one visits #Suriname a visit is recommended.
  • It's a good place to visit and learn more of the heritage of suriname
  • A place you must visit in Paramaribo, the mix between modern government and old colonial heritage.
  • Must visit when you're in surinam
  • Mooi presidentieel paleis