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Address: Woodford Square, Port of Spain, Trinidad
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This building houses the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago.

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This would be pretty if the construction would finish. From what I hear it has been under construction for an unnecessary amount of time. Anyway, this building is in front of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2016
TravelsofCorina
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Orlando, Florida
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historic building has been under restoration for several years and closed to the public. Only an external viewing from the sidewalk is possible.

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Thank Haven A
Pattaya, Thailand
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

At first glance this looks like any other building except for the color, but a closer look reveals some amazing architecture and the story and history is intriguing.

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Thank ccolucci1973
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

It looks terrible & can be put to better use...why is it taking this long to upgrade? It's been that way for a long time.

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Thank Amber D
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The Red House restoration has been in 'progress' for a decade - currently it is in a poor state and covered by scaffolding and a temporary steel structure. In short it is in a state of disrepair.

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Thank 1242Briguy
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Its a shame that this historic building has been left in a state of disrepair for so many years. Not much to see as a steel sheet canopy covers the entire building pending refurbishment.

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Thank John C
Orlando, Florida
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236 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

This would be pretty if the construction would finish. From what I hear it has been under construction for an unnecessary amount of time. Anyway, this building is in front of the park so you don't have to go out of your way to see it. I also wouldn't bother doing a city tour as there is not much to... More 

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Thank TravelsofCorina
Nashville, Tennessee
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150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Skip this and go to the park instead. The government building is being renovated and is completely covered with scaffolding and even boarded off in some places. Across the street is a park where the people would gather to talk politics and argue there points.

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Thank fizzy1991
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I work right opposite this place and it is so sad to see its state. Sometime we are fearful that the almost loose galvanize damages someone walking below.

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Thank ziggydivine
Trinidad
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207 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Visited this place many times in the past. It is presently under restoration so one cannot enter, but it is the place where Official State Documents are housed among other items.

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Elmwood Park, Illinois
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Many historical buildings are within walking distance of the Red House. No wheelchair assessable pavements as the pavements are high above ground level

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Thank 561Anne

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