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Old October 13th, 2009, 03:09 PM   #1
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Show us your country's president palace!

First I will post my country President palace

Republic of China (Taiwan)
was designed by architect Uheiji Nagano during the period of Japanese rule.

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Old October 13th, 2009, 05:57 PM   #2
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Nice palace!

We don't have a president in our country, only a king.
Anyway, this is the Royal Palace in Brussels, Belgium:

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Old October 13th, 2009, 06:17 PM   #3
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Presidental Palace, Warsaw, Poland.

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The Chile's Presidential Palace, "Palacio de la Moneda"
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Old October 13th, 2009, 08:06 PM   #5
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The Government Palace

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Old October 14th, 2009, 11:49 PM   #6
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Seif Palace (The Royal Court) built in 1896


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Old October 15th, 2009, 12:29 AM   #7
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Buckingham Palace, London
Residence of HM Queen Elizabeth II
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Old October 15th, 2009, 12:37 AM   #8
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PRESIDENTS' Palaces...

No royal I suppose...

Anyway, great thread... I'll post soon...
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Old October 15th, 2009, 12:44 AM   #9
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Old October 15th, 2009, 12:48 AM   #10
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PRESIDENTS' Palaces...

No royal I suppose...

Anyway, great thread... I'll post soon...
If its only Presidential Palaces allowed you might aswell count half the world out of this thread. There are just as many countries with a Royal Family as there is presidents.
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Old October 15th, 2009, 01:00 AM   #11
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I just assumed "president" just meant the leaders. Or the face of the nation
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It's ok... I'll focus on presidential palaces though...

Here, Lopez Palace, Asuncion, Paraguay...
Seat of the President & the Government of the Republic




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Old October 15th, 2009, 02:10 AM   #13
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Carondelet Palace, Quito, Ecuador... Seat of President & Government

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Old October 15th, 2009, 02:44 AM   #14
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Hmm.... For Canada... Well, it can get a bit tricky. If you mean royal, then Buckingham Palace it is for us too.

However, Rideau Hall is the home of the country's Governor General:
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And 24 Sussex Drive is the home of the Prime Minister:
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It's no giant palace for our nation's highest elective (but hey, our current Prime Minister doesn't deserve anything too opulent! )
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Old October 16th, 2009, 12:09 AM   #15
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I don't think we need anything more than a house like this for a prime minister either, but I heard that 22 Sussex Drive is falling apart. I don't mind our taxes going to ensure that it's maintained properly.

In a way, it's nice that our leader is put up in a regular house instead of some palace. He/she should live somewhat like the rest of us do.
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Old October 16th, 2009, 02:16 AM   #16
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Brazilian presidents residence
Palácio da Alvorada
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Old October 16th, 2009, 04:51 AM   #17
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"La Casa Rosada", Argentina's Government Palace.
Buenos Aires, Argentina.


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Old October 16th, 2009, 06:22 AM   #18
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Why they changed the palace?! The first it's much more beautiful..
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Old October 16th, 2009, 09:42 PM   #19
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Old October 17th, 2009, 12:54 AM   #20
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I thought the Queen had an official residence in Canada aswell, is that true?
I forgot to add the Homes of The British Prime Minister
10 Downing Street (nothing spectacular)

Chequers (country residence)
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