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“Great views of the port and island”
Review of Fort Fincastle

Fort Fincastle
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Island Sightseeing Tour in Nassau
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Owner description: The top of this 126-foot fort offers spectacular panoramic views of the ocean.
Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

After the info/tour of the Queen's Staircase, you can walk up the staircase to visit Fort Fincastle and the water tower. There is also a straw market and a restaurant near the market and tower. You can't assess the water tower now, but you can get some good pics of the island and ships in port at the top of the fort. It costs $1 to enter the fort, but it's worth the views.

You can also tip a guide to tell you the history of the fort. Since we herd a lot of it from our guide for the Queen's Staircase, we skipped the fort tour. Good alternative to the typical cruise ship tours and you can do this tour on your own.

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

You may not think it as much, but the history of this island decries the purpose of this small fort and appreciate its signifigance.

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Reviewed April 21, 2013

It only costs $1 and we stopped there on a tour of the city. There just wasn't much to see. You peaked into a couple of rooms and went on top to look out that was it. When you see castle you think that you are actually going into a castle. I guess the $1 should have given it away that it wasn't much. Dah! What only costs a $1 these days. Good view of Nassau and across the way to Atlantis Hotel.

Thank dpetrowske
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

Built in the shape of a ship, Fort Fincastle offers a great view of Nassau Harbor and beyond - what it lacks in historical interest it more than makes up for in the views from the observation platform at the top of the fort.

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

We booked an excursion through Royal Caribbean that stopped at Fort Fincastle. You pay just $1 to enter the fort. It was a very fast visit, and you got some pictures of the ocean and the cruise ships docked there. There is a very clean bathroom nearby and a straw market.

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