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Presidential Palace

Central Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
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Central Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
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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

Thank Ammiel M
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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

Thank Poleinahole
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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.

Thank KeithChemist
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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.

Thank fhr1969
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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

Thank saronic
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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.

Thank Anthony S
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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

Thank Farrah K
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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.

Thank travelskip
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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.

Thank islandgirlTrinidad
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Presidential Palace seems to be the only well maintained government building in the whole country, take advantage of it!

Thank Engerdes
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