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  • Address: Elizabeth Ave, Nassau, Bahamas
  • Admission: Free

Nassau ATTRACTIONS See all

Queen's Staircase

You might be surprised to find out that the most visited attraction in Nassau is a 31 m (102 ft) staircase. But the staircase's value resides not just in its 65 steps, but in its importance to Bahamian cultural history. The steps were carved out of solid limestone by slaves sometime between 1793 and 1794; a century later the staircase was renamed to honor the 65 year reign of Queen Victoria as well as her role in helping bring about the abolition of slavery in the Bahamas.

Today, come and marvel at the serene majesty of the steep, sloping staircase, still considered a remarkable construction feat. In order to carve the steps, the slaves had to cut through the rocks with axes and other sharp hand tools. The staircase leads to the back of Fort Fincastle.

Practical Info

The staircase is located on the northern end of the island, and is a very short distance from most other locations in Nassau.

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Nassau City and Country Sightseeing Tour, Nassau, null
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Nassau City and Country Sightseeing Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Reviews

The Nassau City and Country Tour is the best of Nassau's tours because you will not only be informed about the historic persons and sights of the Bahamas, but ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $25.00
4X4 6-Seater UTV Rental in Nassau, Nassau, Bus & Minivan Tours
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4X4 6-Seater UTV Rental in Nassau

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Get ready to shake, rattle and bump in your six-person 4x4 automatic UTV as you bob your way around the island on a scenic road trip full of breathtaking ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: Flexible

From USD $230.00
Nassau Land and Sea Sightseeing Tour, Nassau, Self-guided Tours & Rentals
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Nassau Land and Sea Sightseeing Tour

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 7 Reviews

Experience the best of Nassau on this exciting tour that will take you on both land and sea. The tour is highlighted by a visit to the world famous Atlantis ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.25
Nassau Bahamas Highlights Tour, Nassau, Half-day Tours
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Nassau Bahamas Highlights Tour

Tour some of Nassau's historic sites such as The Queen's Staircase, Ancient Fort Fincastle, Parliament and Rawson Square. In this 3-hour tour you will also ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $35.00
Shore Excursion: Nassau Bahamas City Tour, Nassau, Half-day Tours
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Shore Excursion: Nassau Bahamas City Tour

Upon your friendly representative meeting you at the cruise ship terminal to begin your 2-hour tour, visit the Atlantis Resort, Fort Charlotte, Fort Fincastle, ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.00
Nassau City Tour, Nassau, Western Caribbean Shore Excursions
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Nassau City Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

This tour of the city of Nassau takes you on an interactive adventure through the capital of the island "Nassau", where you will be able to meet ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $88.00
Island Buggy Rentals in Nassau, Nassau, City Tours
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Island Buggy Rentals in Nassau

3 star rating: Worth doing 3 Reviews

Explore the Island of Nassau and Paradise Island at your own leisure riding in your very own unique island buggy. The buggies are fully automatic and come ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: Flexible

From USD $126.50
Island Sightseeing Tour in Nassau, Nassau, Self-guided Tours & Rentals
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Island Sightseeing Tour in Nassau

Enjoy a comprehensive island tour in Nassau, Bahamas. This small-group tour will take you to all of the forts, Potter's Cay, Montagu Dock, Inner City and to a ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $60.00
Nassau Fitness and Sightseeing Tour, Nassau, Half-day Tours
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Nassau Fitness and Sightseeing Tour

Don't let vacation mode stop you from staying on top of your workout regimen. Take in the scenic views with a workout session that spans the Queen's staircase, ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $120.00
Private Nassau Island Highlights Tour, Nassau, Half-day Tours
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Private Nassau Island Highlights Tour

Indulge yourself with a luxury mode of transportation and amenities while touring Nassau's lovely attractions. The total duration of your tour will be 2 hours. ...  Read more

Location: Nassau, Bahamas
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $200.00

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