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Address: Nassau, New Providence Island
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This commercial district is Nassau's busiest street and is full of...

This commercial district is Nassau's busiest street and is full of interesting shops and restaurants.

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No real bargains here......

Since you can buy almost anything now on-line, there were no real bargains here. Visiting the Straw Market was annoying as they tried to hustle you into buying something/anything... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Since you can buy almost anything now on-line, there were no real bargains here. Visiting the Straw Market was annoying as they tried to hustle you into buying something/anything. The shops on Bay Street were typical trinket stores with junk made in China or jewelry stores with a decent variety of merchandise. The deal here is that you are buying... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I walked around Nassau while on a port stop on our cruise. Great shops. We didn't get harassed except for one local male who made sexist comments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like the colorful houses that I had never see anywhere else. If I see a picture pinkish houses I know that must be BAHAMAS:D It is worth to visit once twice, also recommend you to go Atlantis area where are more of this colorful houses. Furthermore I started to fill in this BAY street I am in London... More 

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Abbeville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rum cake we bought in Nassau was delicious. We are actually trying to find them online. We went on a cruise in July and stumbled across this place. We did not think we would like them, but we were so wrong.

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North Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bay Street has so many shops, restaurants and the Straw Market! Get ready to browse before you buy because everyone thinks they have the best price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited Nassau while on a cruise for the first time. Took a tour in a taxi with Mr. T and he was great!! Ate some good food, did some decent shopping and saw a large part of the entire island with Mr. T....Good parts and bad. Downside was all the people on the streets approaching you wanting to sell... More 

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Miramar, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of great shopping in colonial setting. A good way to spend a few hours. It’s hot and crowded, so take a hat, drinking water and wear comfy shoes. My favorite stops…the Straw Market, Parliament Square, John Bull, and the docks. People…strangers… will talk to you…and at first it feels somewhat uneasy. Then you realize it’s the island way and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

You can find everything from groceries to pharmacies to the Straw Market to Columbian Emeralds to native shops to designer stores on this street. You can stroll and browse, but make sure you go in and bargain with the ladies and gentlemen in the straw market for beautiful craftsmanship

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Ajax, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We stopped off in this area from a cruise ship. It was very crazy busy in the area and you had to proceed with caution as there was a lot of construction going on in the area and the sidewalks were not level. There are many restaurants in the area, jewelery shops and touristy things. It was too busy and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

My daughter and I took the bus ($1.25 each way) from our hotel on Cable Beach. It was so easy to use the bus system, and if you have questions "where do I pick up the #10 bus?" just ask, people were very helpful. the cruise ships were already leaving when we got to Bay Street, but everything was open.... More 

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