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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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A funky cornucopia of shopping...

Bay Street has an interesting mix of high end shops for high end watches and fashion items mixed with classic tchotchke and T-shirt shops. We were able to break some US bills at... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
d_ken9999
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Broomall, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to roam a wide variety of stores and shops selling all sorts of duty-free products ie: leather goods. jewelry. perfumes. etc

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to go shopping and see the locals of the island. We had such a great time walking around she seeing the different shops. Great place to buy jewelry

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bay Street has an interesting mix of high end shops for high end watches and fashion items mixed with classic tchotchke and T-shirt shops. We were able to break some US bills at one of the local banks there. It is not elegant by any means, but is certainly worth walking if you are interested in downtown Nassau. The Straw... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this area has the straw market as well as things that you would like to take back which is really reasonable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in Nassau on our cruise. I thought the port was organized and although people did bombard you initially they were very pleasant when you said no thank you and kept walking. We had no problems with our young son being offered anything.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a different feel in some of the parts of the street, especially when you get farther away from the tourist area. Lots of tourist shops, great houses and buildings. but just watch and look around to make sure you're safe.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 August 13, 2016 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 August 13, 2016

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 August 5, 2016 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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