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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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This would be pretty if the construction would finish. From what I hear it has been under construction for an unnecessary amount of time. Anyway, this building is in front of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
TravelsofCorina
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Orlando, Florida
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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63 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a shame that this historic building has been left in a state of disrepair for so many years. Not much to see as a steel sheet canopy covers the entire building pending refurbishment.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This would be pretty if the construction would finish. From what I hear it has been under construction for an unnecessary amount of time. Anyway, this building is in front of the park so you don't have to go out of your way to see it. I also wouldn't bother doing a city tour as there is not much to... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Skip this and go to the park instead. The government building is being renovated and is completely covered with scaffolding and even boarded off in some places. Across the street is a park where the people would gather to talk politics and argue there points.

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Thank fizzy8521
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I work right opposite this place and it is so sad to see its state. Sometime we are fearful that the almost loose galvanize damages someone walking below.

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Trinidad
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207 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 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.

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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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

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Thank 561Anne
Trinidad
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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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2 Thank LanabanaTT
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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.

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Washington, DC
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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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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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