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“Cool little place” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fort Fincastle

Fort Fincastle
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US$60.00*
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Island Sightseeing Tour in Nassau
Ranked #19 of 123 things to do in Nassau
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Owner description: The top of this 126-foot fort offers spectacular panoramic views of the ocean.
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Cool little place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Fort Fincastle, the Water Tower, and the Queen's Staircase were all in the same general area. It's quite a hike to get there from the city, but if you get lost, the locals are very helpful in directing you the right way.
To tour the Fort, it's $1 and worth it. The staircase and the water tower are right there, and they are also worth seeing.

Visited June 2014
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Melbourne, Florida
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“Great Views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

If you take a Forts and Pirates tour you will stop at this location. It is only a $1 and a tour guide will provide its history. It isn't large but has wonderful views. (If you need water, they sell bottle water where you purchase your ticket.) This location is next to the Queens Staircase with vendor stalls outside the fort. You will want to use your bargaining skills and not pay the first price offered.

Visited June 2014
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Naples, Florida
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“Awesome Views Fort Fincastle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

For $1.00 you get some good pictures and a tour guide. The market place right outside, you can find some good deals as long as you're good with haggling or dickering.

Visited May 2014
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Kissimmee, Florida
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“Another Fort”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Coming from Florida, I've already seen lots of forts. So after walking up Queen's Staircase, I hiked over to Ft. Fincastle. Walked around it, enjoyed the view, decided not to pay $1 to go inside.

Visited April 2014
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Snellville, Georgia
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“Great Place to visit for pictures and the VIEW!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

My wife and I visited Fort Fincastle as a part of a taxi tour and learned more about Bahamas' rich history.

The fort still houses cannons used to protect Nassau during battle. You get a 360 degrees of beautiful views to photograph from the top of the fort.

The tour guide stopped long enough for us to tour the fort as well as visit the local shopkeepers next to the fort and bars in the area. The souvenirs (and "food/beverage") sold on the hill are cheaper also.

Visited October 2013
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