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Address: Blue Hill Rd., Nassau, New Providence Island
Activities: Walking
Description: The Queen's representative to the Bahamas lives in this imposing colonial...
The Queen's representative to the Bahamas lives in this imposing colonial structure.
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Nassau Historical City Tour

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Part of the history

Nice to see a part of the history. Nothing super special here but for history lovers its worth a stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Anaheim, California
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118 reviews 118 reviews
54 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The pretty Government House grounds are through gates guarded by military personnel. I asked the gate guard where Christopher Columbus statue was located. He allowed us passage inside the grounds as long as we kept inside the yellow line (pedestrian walkway). When we found the statue, we noticed that the statue and front of pink government house can be seen... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It was worth walking by and grabbing a photo, but otherwise underwhelming. If you're nearby, then go for it.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We visited the government house on the second Saturday of the month. Online the Nassau government page stated there was a changing of the guard ceremony where the police band would march from the police station to the government house. We waited for the ceremony and nothing happened at 11 am. We decided to walk over to the police station... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

There's very little to do here other than view the academic application of the Georgian architectural style to Nassau's primary public buildings. The style is ultra-conservative, and the landscaping is pretty. There are other buildings in Nassau that are more interesting than these.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Wasn't sure if citizens could go in or not. For exterior appearance, I'll give it 3 stars. It is however close to the ships port.

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Germany
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Nice to see a part of the history. Nothing super special here but for history lovers its worth a stop.

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Taylorville, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

It is very beautiful, but it is just a large pink house. The palm trees surrounding it are beautiful, but the traffic is crazy and lots of stinky smog.

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chicago
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209 reviews 209 reviews
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187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Last Friday of the month there is a free tea( sign up ahead of time) very nice. Served finger sandwiches, tea, fruit, and dessert. Local music played, and you got to meet others. Nice cultural event.

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Seattle
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

You check in with the guard at the gate and are directed to walk along the road in front of the buildings with instructions not to leave the path. So, you see only the front of the buildings. Not really worth it unless you're walking past it to get somewhere else.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Interesting how your Island uses color to define what kind of a building one is looking at. makes it very easy to understand

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