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Address: West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
Phone Number: 242-325-9186
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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 Bit of Bahama History

This is a short tour of an interesting bit of Bahama history. It is the highest point on the island and offers some nice views.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a short tour of an interesting bit of Bahama history. It is the highest point on the island and offers some nice views.

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Fort Charlotte on a day we were in port on a cruise. This is an easy walk from the port (took about 20 minutes with several kids in tow). Guides were friendly and informative (you're not required to take a guided tour, and we didn't, but didn't feel pressured to do so in any way). The entry... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family and I visited here. Admission was good, about a dollar/person. Guided tour was good and tour guide was very informative. Self guided the rest of the fort. The most interesting thing to be was the historical "graffiti" engraved into the inner walls by soldiers stationed there many years ago. Great family adventure and place to visit while in Nassau.

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Thank Derek D
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Really nice knowledgeable & friendly charismatic guide. The experience really brought some of Nassau's history to life which given the amount of distruction of old buildings due to nature & redevelopemnt was interesting to see.

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Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

A small fort with cheap entry ($1.08) and a good way to kill an hour. There are some mock up and exhibits inside the tunnels which help understand the actual conditions and history behind it. Worth a visit if you're closeby with an hour or so to kill

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Thank Richard W
Dehradun, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Though its not a big fort but still it tells a lot about the history of this place. If you are a history enthusiast, you must visit this place.

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Thank AtulDev
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We walked here and did a whole loop before we found it. The best was is from W. Bay St. go up M. Bethel Way. You'll see the fort at the top of the hill on the right. If you are walking you should be on the side of W. Bay St that is NOT adjacent to the water. Not... More 

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Thank Melanie T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

although this fort is right off the main beach road on the north side of New Providence Island, there are no signs to help you out. Know your map. The views of the harbor and cricket field are excellent, and the museum-style layout is better than you'd "expect for the Bahamas." The underground works of the fort - which are... More 

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Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Fort Charlotte is actually made up of three different forts combined. It is well preserved and you get many views of the island by walking around the grounds. There are some stairs and uneven ground you will encounter as you make your way through the fort. If you are interested in the history of the area this is a must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Went a few forts and this is by far the best one. Has lots of underground tunnels to explore, and places to walk around. Would defo go back.

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