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Address: Woodford Square, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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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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English first
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Visited this place many times in the past. It is presently under restoration so one cannot enter, but it is the place where Official State Documents are housed among other items.

1 Thank Lionel L
Elmwood Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Many historical buildings are within walking distance of the Red House. No wheelchair assessable pavements as the pavements are high above ground level

Thank 561Anne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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 

2 Thank LanabanaTT
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank fuzzthebuz
Washington, DC
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703 reviews
312 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 842 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.

Thank romadaro
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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 !!

Thank kakes6783
San Fernando, Trinidad
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110 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 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.

Thank mikecathy j
Tracy, California
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Debbie M
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.

1 Thank KGB777
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155 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank Coryy20

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