Things to Do in Nassau:
Step into history at this awe-inspiring fort with a moat, dungeons, underground passageways, 42 cannons and 100 acres! Built in 1788 by Lord Dunmore, Fort Charlotte provides both a vast view of Paradise Island and meaningful insight into historic times.
Queen"s Staircase & Fort Fincastle
Climb this amazing staircase, Nassau"s most popular attraction, to reach the fort with its famous front, shaped like a ship"s bow. The 102-foot staircase has 65 steps carved out of solid limestone by slaves in the late 18th century.
Versailles Gardens & The Cloisters
Wander through these fabulous gardens with stunning statues, fountains, waterfalls and reflecting pools on your way to the Cloisters, a Greco-Gothic masterpiece built in France by Augustinian monks in the 13th century.
Bay Street & Straw Market
Stroll down Nassau"s main thoroughfare. Among its historic buildings, shops, bars and restaurants is the Straw Market, home to an amazing array of handmade mats, hats and baskets, along with jewelry, woodcarvings and guava jellies.
Graycliff Inn and Restaurant
Delight in the only five-star restaurant in the Bahamas and the Caribbean, with its renowned wine cellar of over 170,000 bottles, a spectacular handmade cigar selection, and elegant surroundings visited by royalty and celebrities for over a century.
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last updated: 8/3/2007