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“Beautiful Building”

Government Buildings - Parliament
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US$84.63*
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Shore Excursion: Suva Day Tour
Ranked #8 of 30 things to do in Suva
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Owner description: These impressive, orange-colored government buildings were modeled after traditional Fijian thatched huts, and the complex is open to visitors.
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This Colonial days building has been let go. I wish the government would do all the deferred maintenance and bring the building back to life. The architecture is beautiful.

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Reviewed 12 May 2013

We arrived in the Carnival Spirit and had a walk through the historical highlights of Suva - most of which are unfortunately quite run down.
We went in to take photos and a rest from the oppressive heat in Suva.
We asked directions from a very nice gentleman who briefly showed us around the building. It ended up he was a judge!
There seemed to be court cases and a lot of people queueing in the corridors.
It is quite a run down building, as a lot of buildings are in Suva, but we enjoyed our walk through and took lots of photos.
It will always be part of Fijian history and would be lovely if it was renovated some day.

3  Thank bodmor
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

my visit to government i saw a lot of government department is located there.it was good to know that the high court is also there.AND other ministries of government is also there.

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Reviewed 31 December 2012

The grounds are well kept, the buildings impressive, the location pleasant.

But it is a ghost town, as it has been since the military (why does an island nation with no neighbours need an army?) stole Fiji's democracy, locked up its Parliament, tore up its constitution, and installed its commanders as pretenders to power.

The impressive great hall of Parliament is routinely swept and aired, but the chamber echoes only to the sound of soft footsteps. No voices are allowed to debate the issues of the day, much less call for liberty, freedom or democracy.

Like everything about Fiji's military regime, the empty Parliament is a sad, pathetic image: a mute testament to the hollowed out pretentiousness of men who crave power, but lack the compassion to serve or the understanding to lead.

3  Thank Phil K
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Great sight, hype of Fiji's Economy. One of Fiji's Colonial Architectural buildings. Site of Fiji's historical events. Houses the Office of the Prime Minister and Fiji's Court.

Thank Akini Q
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