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Address: Elizabeth Ave | Shirley St., Nassau, New Providence Island
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The top of this 126-foot fort offers spectacular panoramic views of the...

The top of this 126-foot fort offers spectacular panoramic views of the ocean.

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Very cool piece of history and how it came to be. Not a large fort at all and took maybe 15 minutes to look around. The "tour guide" wasn't shy about asking for tips.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Wendy B
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North Port, Florida
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Macomb, Michigan, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This fort is at the top of the Queens staircase. If you are there walk the 200ft to go and see but there is really nothing to see. At top there are some good views of harbor to see all the cruise ships but the Fort itself is small with nothing really to see

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North Port, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very cool piece of history and how it came to be. Not a large fort at all and took maybe 15 minutes to look around. The "tour guide" wasn't shy about asking for tips.

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Thank Wendy B
Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The port is located on a privileged place, where you can have a domain view of the city; however Nassau city is not breathtaking, from there you can check the cruises port, have a view (disturbed by the trees) from the Atlantis hotel. We mistakenly got in w/o paying the fare is $1.08, so make sure of paying before entering;... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A nice, easy tour & not expensive. We had a beautiful view from the top of the fort and there was a guy there that pointed out some icons and took our pic. There was some little shops to buy souvenirs and and place to get a lite snack. Better leave the driving to the locals! Very tight/narrow road!!

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Thank raye2349
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to pay a small amount of money to get in (luckily we had cash with us) - be careful, we paid in USD and got the change back in Bahamian Dollars. The fort itself is interesting to see if you're into this kind of places. There are some boards around where you can read a bit about the... More 

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Sudbury
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fort isn't very big and only takes a few minutes to see. It cost $1.08 to enter into it and comes with a local guide to give some history. Once we were in, it offered a great view of the island. If you are already visiting the Queen's Staircase, i would recommend visiting this as well.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to see more history but it isnt really a true fort. More of an artillery placement for small number of guns. Good views of the island.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't make the mistake I did and not allow enough time to explore this site. We were on our way to the Queen's Staircase and happened across this place. Looks like another trip for me!

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Batesville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here on a cruise. You can easily visit this castle if you are in good condition to walk. The views from the top are amazing. You can spot the cruise ships from this height. The castle itself was built to resemble a ship. That way when ships were nearing the port they mistake it as a very huge ship... More 

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Chantilly, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop 3 on a self-guided walking tour we created for downtown Nassau, Bahamas, while there aboard Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas. Worth the walk to see a fort shaped like a paddlewheel steamer! Nice view over downtown Nassau. I wasn't tempted to pay the $1.08 to go inside so, yes, I'm cheap. TIP * Very near Queen's Staircase. You... More 

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