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Longwood House

Address: Saint Helena
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Ranked #12 of 18 Attractions in Saint Helena
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
Owner description: The home where Napoleon lived in exile from France from December 1815 to his death in 1821.
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
Owner description: The home where Napoleon lived in exile from France from December 1815 to his death in 1821.
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Brisbane
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251 reviews 251 reviews
93 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is a key part of St Helena's history and is definitely worth visiting. There is a daily tour at 11am and the tour guides are very informative. It is interesting to see where Napoleon spent the last few years of his life but unfortunately all the original furniture has gone back to France for restoration and one wonders if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

Beautifully preserved, Longwood House is a must on any visit to St Helena. It's included on most of the Island tours. There are some wonderful exhibits including the billiard table, portraits, original furniture and excellent replicas of his death bed and death mask. The surrounding gardens provide a lovely setting and are well worth wandering round.

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Walferdange, Luxembourg
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2009

Great guided tour. Very important - you can't just show up at the house, must book a tour in advance. When I was on the way there, tour operators had sign-up lists near the ship's reception area.

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