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Address: St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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Description: The Governor's house and home to the island's oldest resident - Jonathan...
The Governor's house and home to the island's oldest resident - Jonathan the Tortoise.
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Amazing history

You need to book ahead, but I thoroughly recommend a tour around Plantation House - oozing with history including the chandalier that used to be in Napoleon's residence (Longwood... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2010
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St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The attraction is a view of the house (locally a talking point of whether it should be open to the public) and using a 200-300m walkway to see the islands oldest resident - Jonathan a Giant Tortoise and his companions. There are also views over the valley of the garden/allotments used to grow fruit and vegetables. Certainly worth a stop... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I manage to get a private tour of the house and also saw the famous Johnathon. Really a amazing place to see and also manage to meet the governor really nice person thank you Debbie for taking me on the tour

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

You need to book ahead, but I thoroughly recommend a tour around Plantation House - oozing with history including the chandalier that used to be in Napoleon's residence (Longwood House). The Island's first lady takes the tour and so gives a fascinating insider's account of living at this Georgian home, plus what it's like living on a remote island. Make... More 

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Address: St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Location: Africa  >  St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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