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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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

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 22 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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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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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Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If this was not part of a tour we would not go and see it. There is only so much you can say about a fort even though it was used to defend the city

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Fallston, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great bit of history to visit while in the bahamas. No long lines or wait time any hour of day. The historical autographs on the wall from past soldiers and long ago people are pretty cool. Also overlooks the cricket fields so if they are playing can watch a little of the English game being played.

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El Paso County, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Larger than Ft. Fincastle, but worth the minimal entrance fee. There is a lot of fort to walk, and it has cool rooms you can walk around in with kids to tire them out. Boys will like the cannons and its a nice photo op with beach view on a sunny day.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Hey if you have kids, especially boys that love forts please bring them@! It's a lot of history here but it is something nice to do. They have old cannons that were never used but they are still there! It's fairly cheap to go. A must do in Nassau.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We walked to the Fort after lunch when we were in port. We did this on our own and not as part of a tour. I would have felt better/safer walking in a group. Walking shoes and water are a must if coming from the port. Very cool history and architecture. Relatively short, if doing this self guided. But the... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

very large, interesting Fort with lots to see, and great photo ops. Had fun walking around, and going into dark rooms. Nice view of Nassau town and the port area.

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Nassau, New Providence Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Fort Charlotte is the best kept secret in the Bahamas. Over the past few years the management at the fort has changed a few times but recently there has been a noticeable shift in their performance. Whenever we have guests that have a short layover in Nassau and are looking for something to do we suggest the Fort. The $1... More 

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Address: West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 242-325-9186
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Nassau

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