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Queen's Staircase

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Address: Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 242-427-9878
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This limestone staircase was built by slaves to honor Queen Victoria's help...

This limestone staircase was built by slaves to honor Queen Victoria's help in the abolition of slavery in the Bahamas.

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Interesting history landmark

Queens Staircase was a stop on a individual tour we did. Enjoyed hearing the history of how the staircase was made and why. It is a beautiful area, covered with flora. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
vhash77
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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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Brooklyn
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So the first thing about the Queens Staircase is that it's kinda hidden and a bit of a pain to locate. The surrounding area is a little too real for a vacation.. it's near a hospital and a residential area for locals... I never felt unsafe or anything, but I wouldn't recommend anyone go out of their way for this... More 

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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Queens Staircase was a stop on a individual tour we did. Enjoyed hearing the history of how the staircase was made and why. It is a beautiful area, covered with flora. There are some vendors set up at the beginning, but we didn't stop. The staircase will lead to the Finn Castle Fort.

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Miami, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting part of the history and culture of Nassau. Very central and good for anyone interested in uncommon sights.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The queen's staircase is really beautiful and relaxing to see. Not too crowded area and is a sight to see that is very close to the ships were the cruise drops you off. Best to visit when not hot so mid morning or late afternoon. Free to visit and has tour guides around to give you more details about the... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful photo opportunity and a Wonderful history lession from a interesting local Gentleman . The Queen's Staircase was a part of an All City Tour . Fantastic

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Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Off the beaten path is the Queens Staircase. This is a great place to visit to learn about the history of Nassau. At the top you can find one of the forts and more shopping for trinkets:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Queen's Staircase is free. If you want, you can get a tour and the history behind the staircase, but obviously it will cost something! We walked up it on our own and it is within walking distance to pretty much everything, including where all of the stores and shops are. It is 66 steps of beauty. This is definitely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a private tour which included a stop at this staircase. The driver dropped us off on one end and we walked to and up the stairs. Along the way was a gentleman who started telling us the story of the staircase. Of course, he works for tips and knows our driver. When it has been raining, there are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Queen's Staircase is a must see for it's historical significance. It is a little awkward because the locals will tell you information about the staircase (whether you want them to or not) and they will expect a tip from you...so be prepared. It was still definitely worth the walk to see it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were a few historical sites I wanted to see in Nassau, and the Queen's Staircase was one of them. I figured it would be just a bunch of steps and not very interesting to anyone but a history nerd like me. It turned out to so much more. It was a hot, sweaty walk to the staircase, and while... More 

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