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Nassau, Bahamas

Climb the Queen's Staircase

At the end of the XVIII century, 600 slaves created a stone staircase in one of the limestone mountains located in the central part of Nassau. Its creation lasted for 10 years. This staircase was called the Queen's Staircase. The height of the structure is 38 meters. The number of steps carved into the mountain corresponds to the number of years of the reign of the British Queen Victoria. It was assumed that the staircase was to connect the Princess Margaret Hospital and Fort Fincastle. Its construction was stopped in 1834. If you arrive in the city, you will be able to walk along its 65 steps. You will reach the mountain top and enjoy the breathtaking panorama of Nassau and the Pacific coast.
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Fort Fincastle Observation Deck

If you love history, perhaps you will like Fort Fincastle. It was built from limestone leftover from the creation of the Queen's Staircase. It took place in Nassau in 1793. The structure performed a defensive function. It was also used as a lighthouse. The military museum is open there today. You can visit it from 8 am to 4 pm on any day of the week. You will have the opportunity to get to the fortress by walking along the mountain road. You can also go up to the observation deck. A wonderful view of the city and the small artificial island of Arawak Cay are open there. You can walk down the Queen's Staircase from the hill where Fincastle is located.

Waterpark on Paradise Island

You will have the opportunity to visit Paradise Island during your vacation in Nassau. You can sunbathe on the beach, swim in the company of cute dolphins or choose other entertainment based on your preferences. The island is connected to the city by a bridge. You can admire the ocean and take beautiful photos standing on it. However, you can also get there by cruise ship. Copyright
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There is Atlantis hotel on the island. The entertainment complex operates on its territory. Shops, restaurants, an aquarium, and Aquaventure Waterpark are part of it. You will find all sorts of water slides and attractions that increase the level of adrenaline in the blood. There is a 2 kilometers-long river there. It has areas with smooth and rapid flow. You can also have fun in the pool with artificial waves.
Nassau, Bahamas

Active Holidays on Neighboring Islands

You can go from Nassau to the neighboring islands to enjoy their beauty and choose options for water activities. For example, if you get to Rose Island in 20 minutes by boat, you can contact the travel company Sandy Toes. Its staff can arrange diving in the Pacific Ocean with a mask, snorkel, and fins. You will have the opportunity to swim with dolphins on the island called Blue Lagoon. If you visit Discovery Island, you will be able to communicate not only with friendly mammals but also with stingrays.
According to historical chronicles, Nassau was founded in 1650. This city is the capital of the Bahamas. Nassau, which is located on a picturesque hill, has become a witness of important … Open

Water Activities in the Nassau Water Area

You can go water skiing or sail power-boat, aqua-bike or catamaran on the New Providence coast, including the Nassau water area. You will also have the opportunity to engage in parasailing and snorkeling, take a walk on a yacht or a boat with a glass bottom. If you have a diver's certificate and a certificate of having completed at least one scuba dive in the past year, you can go diving among large turtles and stingrays in a place called James Bond Wreck. Real ships were sunk there for the filming of James bond movies. They are at an average depth of. The submerged vessels were already covered with seaweed and coral.
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Climb the Water Tower

The water tower is located next to Fort Fincastle. Its height is 40 meters. It was built in 1928. The money for its construction was allocated by the US government. It is an excellent viewing platform. You can climb to the top of this attraction by a narrow spiral staircase with 216 steps. You'll enjoy the best panorama of Nassau and the island of New Providence.
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Notable celebrations and festivals in Bahamas

On the first Monday of August, the Bahamas always celebrate Emancipation Day that commemorates the end of slavery. The tradition of this holiday is connected with the Slavery Abolition Act that freed slaves in the British Empire in 1833. The holiday coincides with the famous Caribbean Carnival, so not only the Bahamas join the celebration but also the Virgin Islands and Anguilla. Fox Hill in Nassau is traditionally the epicenter of the celebration. On Emancipation Day, the capital hosts many cultural events. Tourists are welcome to try festive dishes popular in local cuisine. … Open
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

It will welcome its first guests in 2024. 313 rooms of various categories will be available, the interior of rooms and hotel spaces will become one of the main features of the high-class hotel. When decorating the rooms, it is planned to use local textiles, which are famous for their high quality and are considered to be one of the best in the world. Read this


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