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Explore Our Bahamian Way Of Life

History and culture takes many forms here on Paradise Island. Listen attentively and you might hear the beat of Junkanoo music. Take a stroll in downtown Nassau and see evidence of our Colonial heritage in many of our buildings. Visit our front desk and our staff will be happy to assist you in finding the ideal Paradise Island sightseeing tour for you.

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Queen's Staircase

One of Nassau’s most visited attraction, the Queen’s Staircase features 65 steps carved out of solid limestone in the 18th century.

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Bahamas Historial Museum

Within the walls of this beautiful pink building lies a collection of anthropological and archaeological artifacts that share more than 50 years of history.

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National Art Gallery of the Bahamas

Make a stop at the NAGB, the premier arts institution of The Bahamas, and open your eyes to the history of Bahamian art and visual culture.

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Educulture Junkanoo Museum

Junkanoo plays an integral part in Bahamian culture. Visit the museum dedicated to this annual celebration and its history, music, and costumes.

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Fort Fincastle & Water Tower

After climbing the 65 steps of the Queen’s Staircase, you’ll be rewarded with glorious views from the highest point of the Island.

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Fort Montagu

Fort Montagu is one of the oldest of three forts I The Bahamas and was built to protect the eastern entrance of the Nassau Harbor.

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Fort Charlotte

Can you imagine the largest fort in Nassau Paradise Island originally possessed 42 cannons (only seven remain) but not one was ever shot?

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Government House

The official resident of the Governor General of The Bahamas is a sight to see. All pretty in pink, the house is true evidence of Roman Classical and American Colonial architectural beauty.

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Rawson Square

Marked by a statue of the first native Bahamian governor, Sir Milo Butler, Rawson Square is the site of Parliament and the Supreme Court.