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Address: South Tarawa, Republic of Kiribati

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Sails of Leadership

Interesting buildings - look like traditional boats. Ponds full of fish outside. Water views from the rear.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 25, 2016
Selena G
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Sydney, Australia
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Magnetic Island, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Paraliament Building is roughly halfway along the atoll, it stands out and is clearly seen as it is located at one of the few places along the road that has a turning lane. It, like many buildings in Tarawa, looks sad, alone and tired. Inside it is all wood and leather. There are no seats outside so if you host... More 

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Suva, Central, Fiji
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Had an appointment with a high ranking govermment official. Arrived a little early so had to wait outside the office complex till the meeting in progress was over. There were no benches or seats to wait in the hot and humid environment. If you want to go there take a air conditioned car in case you have to wait and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

Interesting buildings - look like traditional boats. Ponds full of fish outside. Water views from the rear.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2015

My cousin Martin Moreti is MP of Aranuka (one of the outer islands/my fathers home island) and Foreign Work Relations Minister so I can visit the parliament quite a bit when I am in Tarawa, Kiribati. It offers beautiful views of the lagoon and at night time there's a kava bar and band on the lagoon side. Although I am... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

The buildings themselves are modern but with some thought given to traditional architecture. Great view over the lagoon from the back. Seems to be no problem to walk around the grounds but access to the buildings is harder to manage.

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Grosblie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014

Nice help from Asia to be a real republic. Walk around. Nice map. Water fountain should be cleaned!!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2013

hearing about the government of Kiribati and seeing the set up - staff helpful and inviting - some areas need a bit more maintenance but what do you do in such a climate when stretched for funds?

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Rockdale, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013

During my recent holiday in Tarawa & staying for 3 weeks from the 14/02/13 to 07/03/13 I was able to return to Parliament House & take a stroll around the building, only really witnessed a few other people while strolling around & looked like some kind of meeting was going on inside the house, managed to chat with some of... More 

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Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2012

Enjoyed a beverage at the Parliamentary Club bar at the back by the lagoon - apparently open most evenings 5-9.

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