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Address: Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 242-427-9878
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Activities: Walking
Description: This limestone staircase was built by slaves to honor Queen Victoria's...
This limestone staircase was built by slaves to honor Queen Victoria's help in the abolition of slavery in the Bahamas.
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A great historical visit. It's very short, but I enjoyed it a good deal. Take a five to tip the guide.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A great historical visit. It's very short, but I enjoyed it a good deal. Take a five to tip the guide.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Not as daunting as it looks, from the bottom looking up!!! once you get started... Walking distance from buzz and activity of Bay street. Easy to find if you have a map. Worth a visit, a good form of exercise if you can climb at a pace if you are that way inclined. A piece of colonial history that remains... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place!!! Great place to visit, especially when you realize the history behind the staircase, and the fact that it was hand-carved by slaves. Leaves you in awe.

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Irving, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area and the staircase is amazing, but some type of information about the staircase should be posted in the form of a historic plaque. We knew about the staircase based on a prior visit but couldn't answer many of the questions that were asked by those with us.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There were signs on the street to the staircase and once there it was very interesting to see these stairs carved out of stone. Great picture opportunity!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful spot worth seeing! Fairly short walk from the Hilton (but if it's super hot out, I'd recommend going in the early morning).

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Columbia City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was very interesting. It is amazing, breathtaking, a little overwhelming when you walk through.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's an amazing place to see. It was carved out by slaves. I can only imagine the work involved in creating it. Must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

truly an amazing scenery to see the steps that were carved in the old days for the queen, the greenery around and trees growing out the rocks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

While walking with our local tour guide, we found out the true history of the Queen's Staircase. Yes, this staircase was named after the queen who signed off on the emancipation of slavery, but the true focus should be on the poor slaves who were worked to death to create this passage way for the "then" islands governor. This passage... More 

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Address: Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 242-427-9878
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau

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