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Address: Woodford Square, Port of Spain, Trinidad
Description: This building houses the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Needs work

Needs work. Building is really great but it needs to be updated and maintained better. It is used by the Govt.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Trinidad
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Red House was a symbol of national pride but has been under repair for almost more than a decade. Don't quite get what the problem is, but it has not been a priority. It is literally a red building, which definitely can spark curiosity if it were refurbished and used as a semi museum. Clearly not high on the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Needs work. Building is really great but it needs to be updated and maintained better. It is used by the Govt.

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Washington, DC
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2,544 helpful votes 2,544 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Even though the building is shrouded in plastic and surrounded by cranes due to restoration it is still an architectural marvel. Hopefully, I'll get a chance to come back to Trinidad after it's finished.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you are in town this year, walk to Woodford square, the university of woodford square..lots of public debates under the trees. The Red House is a very old admin building and used to be the seat of parliament. But opposite an old Church built in 1833 is being demolished....so hurry !!

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San Fernando, Trinidad
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37 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I no longer travel near this landmark building in our country. Port of Spain on the whole is a traffic nightmare and the building itself presents government priorities in its bland taste. Good for a once in a while visit but I prefer to stay far.

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Tracy, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This was always building in which we had so much pride & now it has been under renovation for years and it appears to be sitting idle. In the past 4 years I have been back 3 times and the progress is at a standstill. Very sad to see this majestic building not being utilized.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Seems that this place has been under renovation for quite a long time now. You can still get a few pics in but it's hard to avoid the scaffolding surrounding the building.

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Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

otherwise known as the parliament of Trinidad & Tobago, this building is opp Woodford square and has been under rennovations a few years now, recently during excation, pre historic bones have been found and foreign specialist has been called in to see how old these bones are.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Looks great from afar but dilapidated up close and under renovation although I saw nobody working on it when I walked by. Could be a great place!

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Arima, Trinidad
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

i have been to the red house a lot of times, from the state it was when i was a little girl to know it has deteriorated a lot, however i would like to advise anyone in world to come take a look at it.

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