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Address: West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 242-325-9186
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in...
Underground passages and dungeons lie underneath this old fort, built in 1787.
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This is the best of all the forts- so if you only pick one- choose this one. You will get a guide who will give you most likely a memorized speech that is so fast you will get... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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Tallmadge, Ohio, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

What a interesting fort. Our guide was so fascinating and willing to answer questions. It was an amazing place to visit.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is the best of all the forts- so if you only pick one- choose this one. You will get a guide who will give you most likely a memorized speech that is so fast you will get maybe one word in ten. The fort is not extensive and there are few artifacts present- so it doesn't take more than... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is the best on the island. We went to all 3. We passed up the entrance twice though. The sign is hidden. Once we found the entrance, we enjoyed it. It was hot, but they have nice displays and a guide. He will ask for a tip. We stayed until closing.

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Stafford, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Interesting history. Will not take long to tour. Island local gives tour and you are expected to tip.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very interesting history and shape of this fort. Guides are very friendly and knowledgeable. Will use your camera to take your pictures

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

An interesting old fort overlooking the harbor. It is quite crowded when the cruise ships are in, but the view alone is great.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This Fort is larger than Fort Fincastle, so you get more of your money's worth, although it is still as inexpensive as the other fort ($1.08). There is a great view from the top and the fading whitewashed exterior walls add drama to its appearance. We just wandered at will and had a very short visit there.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This historical building is approximately a 20-30 minute walk from downtown Nassau and the cruise ship docks and involves a walk up a moderately steep road. As you enter the fortification there is a gift shop and stalls selling a variety of souvenirs. The entrance fee for the property is $1.00 per person and there is a brief guided tour... More 

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prosperity
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

not worth the walk from the cruise ship....you have to go through shady areas of town and it seems like everyone wants a dollar....you better be in good shape to clmb all the stairs to get to it.... would not go back...

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Interesting historical site and I learned some interesting history. Great beach spots near the fort. Great workout climbing up the hill. It was nice to see something a little different.

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