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Government House

King St., Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
+1 340-773-1404
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We walked up to the house via the "99 Steps" on our way to Blackbeard's Castle. It is a nice... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
governor has #1 license plate LOL

We were walking past this on a food tour in St Thomas and were learning about the historical info... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Norcross, Georgia
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This neoclassical building houses the offices of the governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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  • Average32%
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King St., Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
+1 340-773-1404
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We walked up to the house via the "99 Steps" on our way to Blackbeard's Castle. It is a nice colonial building with sentry boxes outside.

Thank travelpassion
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were walking past this on a food tour in St Thomas and were learning about the historical info when the tour guide pointed out AND LOOK WHO'S CAR! It was a black brand new $100K caddy with the license plate #1. Of course it...More

Thank Gtm0
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The Government building was a stately historical building worth seeing but wasn’t a scheduled stop on our tour, just told which way to look as we approached the building. The tour driver like every other place we had been provided us with a brief history...More

1  Thank 478camenw
Reviewed 1 December 2016

It's a hike up the hills and steps but worth it to see some history of Charlotte Amalie. I was able to get inside, for a brief moment, to take some pictures and look around. It seems they don't like visitors in the first floor.

Thank Tisa G
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was another historical building that was recommended on the self 99 steps walking tour. I like history, isn't that part of taking in the island and knowing what past cultures inhabited the islands. I enjoyed this. I would recommend visiting the Government House. The...More

1  Thank Christine O
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Government house is a two story building with intricate white ironwork and includes the Virgin Islands governor’s office. Standing on these balconies provides a commanding view of Charlotte Amalie and the Caribbean Sea. It was built in 1867 for the Danish Colonial Council. Inside is...More

4  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Impressive building with pretty gardens/fountain opposite (from where there are some good views over the port). Nice place to take some photos but you cannot actually go in.

3  Thank Sellest
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This historical building in the downtown historical area of Charlotte Amalie is where the Governor of the Virgin Islands resides. It was built more than 150 years ago and is part of the walking history tour. It is so different from other government mansions in...More

2  Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Although the place was sortof officially closed, the guard walked through with us on a limited trip. Nice guy. Good history.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 18 December 2015

This is close to the bottom of the 99 steps (I counted 103 including the curb). When we were there, it was beautifully decorated for Christmas with roping, wreaths and large red ribbons, I walked up the stairs, and learned you had to be buzzed...More

1  Thank BadgerBob67
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