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Reviewed 19 October 2018

This is an attractive building that houses an institution that is not currently favoured across the world for his past association's. This is why its not a good idea to take photos. The pure white building provides an attractive site in the strong sunlight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nastame
Reviewed 13 December 2017

In colonial times this was the residence of the governor of Suriname. Nowadays it's part of the presidents cabinet. So the president is not living in it. It's not possible to visit the building inside, however it's beautiful from the outside and near other sightseeing...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ammiel M
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Could only see it by driving by from the outside but it is impressive. A policeman in a car chased my taxi driver when he stopped so I could take a photo and said we needed to park and walk over to take photos. But...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Poleinahole
Reviewed 13 August 2017

You are certain to receive an invitation if you are in country as a diplomat; enjoy the special flavors of Suriname foods often served on the front lawn.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank KeithChemist
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The presidential palace looks a bit run down. Some parts of the outside look more yellow than white. They are currently working on it so hopefully it will look better soon.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank fhr1969
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The Presidential Palace is definitely the most attractive building at Paramaribo's central 'Onafhankelijkheidsplein' (Independence Square). First constructed in the 18th century, then redone and expanded, it used to house the Dutch Governor-General up to independence in 1975. Then it became the residence of Suriname's President,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Only saw the building form the outside. Would be great to see inside. From the outside it looks well cared for and well worth seeing.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

When I visited the Presidential Palace it was still open for public. Beautiful, astonishing and fascinating is how I would describe it. To walk trhough the rooms, knowing that there is hundreds of years of history involved. It has a beautiful backyard and you can...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Farrah K
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lovely walk by the water and thru the older part of Paramaribo. Near the heart of the city. Many colonial buildings from the Dutch colonial times.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank travelskip
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Nice walking area to the presidential palace and grounds. Very safe and easy to find. You will walk thru the historical part of Paramaribo.

Date of experience: January 2017
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