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Address: King St., Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340/773-1404
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This neoclassical building houses the offices of the governor of the...

This neoclassical building houses the offices of the governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Definitely worth a quick photo stop here as you're walking about downtown Charlotte Amelie

This is one of the nicer sites to see when you're walking around the downtown area of of Charlotte Amelie as it's easy to get stuck on the shopping and other boring touristy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
James A
Toronto, Canada
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Charlotte Amalie, null, United States
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The presiding Governor conducts business at this location. It has a wonderful view of the harbor. St. Thomas is steeped is 400 years of history!

Thank Terri G
Toronto, Canada
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739 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is one of the nicer sites to see when you're walking around the downtown area of of Charlotte Amelie as it's easy to get stuck on the shopping and other boring touristy things here, but the Governor's House is really nice and photographs well even though you're very close to it as it's hard to get a photo from... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Worth a quick stop just to see the outside of the building. Nice view of the ocean as well. If doing a self walking tour it's worth a quick stop

Thank Joe T
Marbella, Spain
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132 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Unless you have a tour guide/book... you will walk past this white building, unnoticed. But realize, this is a nice, white building home to the Lt. Gov of the USVI. Taxpayers say this is a "Nice, white building".. like the White House in Washington, DC - nice, white..etc! erhhh - don't bother to waste time to see.

Thank bestofspain
Bergen, Norway
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

You need a well-informed guide to place this house in its correct historical context. There is not much to see, but that in fact tells you an important story of this community and its near history.

Thank NilsMS
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We didn't know it was open to the public. Now we do. On our next visit to the island, we will have to go in and take a look around.

Thank Jim L
Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Located on Kongens Gade just east of the bottom of the step street called The 99 Steps, Government House is a beautiful, white, three-story building that serves as the official home of the territorial Lt Governor. Built in 1867, this neoclassical building with its covered balconies, slender columns and iron work could be the best looking building in Charlotte Amalie.... More 

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Christiansted, null, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Government House can be a very enjoyable and informative tour if you hit the right time and their is a friendly tour guide. I am not sure how that is managed. My wife and I would luck to run into a worker who wanted to do it. The furniture and art is gracious Caribbean at its best. The rooms... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The location, view, and interior are beautiful. The listings and portraits of appointed and elected Governors is a quick and pithy history lesson. I do not believe it is generally open to the public. But a peak inside the main floor lobby is worth it.

Thank JZBach
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103 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We somewhat accidentally happened upon this location. It was nice for a quick cool-down. The guard working the building area was very friendly - explaining the different pictures, giving a bit of history, and giving the kids pens (which they love getting little treasures)! I don't know that I would seek this out, but it's a great little stop if... More 

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