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An Architecutral Delite!!

words are short to the beautiful structure, and has been one of the best in Gabon. blessed to have... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Ashay S
Worth a drive-by...

Must see together with all the rest of the government buildings. No tours inside allowed so only... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
BruMex29
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Brussels, Belgium
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Built by President Bongo in the 1970s, the Palais Présidentiel is a shrine of opulence, but visitors will have to be content to admire it from the outside.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good29%
  • Average27%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible4%
11 Apr 2018
“An Architecutral Delite!!”
18 Aug 2016
“Worth a drive-by...”
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Libreville, Gabon
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

words are short to the beautiful structure, and has been one of the best in Gabon. blessed to have visited this

Thank Ashay S
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Must see together with all the rest of the government buildings. No tours inside allowed so only possible to see it from the outside, also no pictures are allowed directly (there are soldiers stationed at every corner) however is very easy to sneak in a...More

Thank BruMex29
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Spent several weeks in Gabon. I had the chance to travel all around the city. This site is not worth but a drive-by to say you saw it. If you pull out a camera to take a picture expect to get hassled by whatever law...More

1  Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

If you only have a short time to play tourist, this is a must see. All the government buildings and ministries should be on your list.

Thank AlvidaRose
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

Surrounded by poverty and naked aspiration, this building stands out as grotesque and without taste. Even on its own, its not a particularly beautiful or moving piece of architecture but with its location, it's an overwhelmingly indulgent and insensitive building.

1  Thank Ameya V
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Reviewed 18 January 2012

There is no tour and you'd better not take picture or risk being arrested.

2  Thank Micha H
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