Saint Lucia Tourist Information and Vacation Guide
Government House is the official residence of St. Lucia's Governor-General. The impressive building is located on a mountaintop overlooking the capital city of Castries.
The current structure was completed in 1895. Earlier buildings at this location were destroyed either by fire or storms.
The Governor-General in a Commonwealth country is the representative of the monarch. The current monarch is Queen Elizabeth II.
Although St. Lucia was once a British Colony, it became an independent state in 1979. The current prime minister is Kenny Anthony.
Visitors to Government House can enjoy a spectacular view of Castries and the north island from the nearby lookout.