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“Nothing really to see here” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Parliament Square

Parliament Square
Bay St., Nassau, New Providence Island
242/322-7500 for information on Supreme Court ceremonies
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Best Nassau Historical City Tour
Ranked #33 of 110 things to do in Nassau
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Owner description: With a statue of Queen Victoria situated in the center, this square is where most of Nassau's main government buildings can be found.
Huntsville, Alabama
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“Nothing really to see here”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We went to Nassau via a cruise. Walking out of the port, you are smack in front of Parliment Square. There are old colonial looking buildings, nothing too exciting.

Visited June 2013
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“Democracy at work.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

There was a peaceful demonstration going on when we drove through the square. Quaint. Maybe as many as 50 people. Everything in Nassau is nice and small. Queen Victoria watches on her pedestal.

Visited May 2013
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Nassau, New Providence Island
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“Where the Government meets”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

This site is very historic and mostly all national events related to the government is hosted here. It is also a place of celebration as well as protest so every now and then you will see people demonstrating. Along with concerts. It host the Annual Royal Bahamas Police Force Beat Retreat in July as well as December. It also has a statue of Queen Elizabeth and also Sir Milo Butler one of our founding fathers.

Visited March 2013
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Charlotte nc
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“Bahamas got independence in 1973 and the British were last to upgrade the buildings.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Took a horse carriage around parliament and a disney excursion tour as well. Both said same thing: Bahamas got independence in 1973 and there is a statue of queen Victoria. The buildings look run down and nothing has been done since the british left. Three blocks past it you couldn't pay me to get off tour bus and walk. The worst thing to happen to nassau was getting their independence. Looked like the ghetto. Stay on ship.

Visited April 2013
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“Close to port!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Nice little spot to visit and see a bit of history. You can easily walk here from the port in under 1 minute, its very close by, you just need to venture out 1 block.
We did the first couple of stops on a map we found on google: Nassau Walking tour

Visited April 2013
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