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Government House

1 Terry Fox Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 0E8, Canada
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beautiful white majestic building

The building is surrounded by a lawn and a fence. The building cannot be toured as it is in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WorldTravelOne
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Breukelen Ut
Medium sized

There isn't always necessarily a reason to be here, as it is a residence of the Lieutenant Governor... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Edward W
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Toronto, Canada
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1 Terry Fox Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 0E8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is surrounded by a lawn and a fence. The building cannot be toured as it is in official use.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 13 April 2017

There isn't always necessarily a reason to be here, as it is a residence of the Lieutenant Governor at most times. It will occasionally open up for other reasons - garden parties or levees - but in passing looks like a medium sized mansion with...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you are in the Charlottetown area and are a history buff, you really need to visit Government House. It speaks to the history of our country in important ways. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

dropped in to see house...arge...old...very interesting...kept very well...lots of history...beautiful grounds...lovely rose garden

Thank _wheatleybonnielee
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The four of were off of the Celebrity Summit. We did a lot of walking and we came upon Government House. We walked about the grounds and into the garden. The weather was exceptional for October. A pleasant visit indeed.

Thank sheltercove
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Government House or Fanningbank is the Official Residence of the Lieutenant Governor of PEI since 1834. The house is only open to visitors in July and August. Guided visits are provided in both French and English. The house is full of early Canadian history and...More

Thank UnforgettableRome
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The view is beautiful. If you can get in the house it is worth a visit also - For PEI it is great - as good as many of the mansions that we have visited over the years. The grounds are worth seeing - especially...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Was lovely to walk around the grounds, enjoy the breathtaking view and read some history in the carriage house!

Thank queenmilk
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A nice formal building used for special government functions and provides residence for visiting members of the Royal Family on their visits to P.E.I. The grounds are open to the public and can be enjoyed by all. An history of the property and its various...More

Thank 179wesleys
Reviewed 20 September 2016

OK. the house isn't anything all that special. At least, not compared to many of the vice-regal or regal residences we've seen over the years. But what a setting! Overlooking the water with lovely, well-maintained gardens. Worth a walk about. Our guide was charming but...More

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