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Government House

Address: Blue Hill Rd., Nassau, New Providence Island
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Ranked #17 of 61 Attractions in Nassau
Type: Government Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: The Queen's representative to the Bahamas lives in this imposing...
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Type: Government Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
Owner description: The Queen's representative to the Bahamas lives in this imposing colonial structure.
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Gackle, North Dakota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Really cool, Bahmian style home. Great views of the city. Interesting to see history and how their government works/lives!

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Mount Olive, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

In our walking tour of Nassau, we were able to walk up to and through the gates of the Government House. As mentioned by other reviews, the house overlooks the sea and there is an impressive statue of Christopher Columbus at the front of the structure. When we visited, the house was decorated for Christmas, so it was amusing to... More 

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USA
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229 attraction reviews
409 helpful votes 409 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stopped here to take some pics but in reality there is nothing to do just look at the historic building and take pics, then keep walking to the polluted streets of this small city. spend no more than 15 minutes here.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

On a cruise and one of the port cities was Nassau. This was a beautiful building that we passed by on our quick tour. Fit in perfectly with the surrounding area.

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Manaus, AM
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Nice and well kept, there are 2 parks around where you can walk and do some piknik before sunset, the color really matches the buildings.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This place is definitely worth seeing and hearing about. Just knowing the history and how things work is fascinating to hear.. and this is coming from a history hater!! Lol

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The government house stands overlooking the sea. It is an old structure, but very majestic. Social Workers were honored at this place in March for those having 25 years and more in the service. The food there was good and the service was great.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Another one of the places you can see for free on a walk around town, it's an attractive old colonial building that is well kept and in unaltered condition from when it was built. Pity there arnt more information boards around the old government buildings it would be nice to know a little more of the history of these places

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Toronto, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A very well preserved piece of old Nassau , the building seems pretty much as it was in the Victorian era . Outside are some information boards which is always a good thing , it is kept tidy and clean which is also a good sign . You can find the place easily when doing a walk down Bay St... More 

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Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My husband, I and kids age 10 and 7 explored Nassau on foot. We first walked to Queen's Staircase at 8 am, not hot, not crowded. Take Bay St, then Elizabeth St and when it ends that's the beginning of the Queen's Staircase, just keep walking past the road end/metal barricade. Walk is slightly uphill there and downhill back (bring... More 

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