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Fort Charlotte, Nassau

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#4 of 29 in Historic Sites in Bahamas
Historic Site Tourist Spot
Take a tour of Fort Charlotte, the largest of three forts in Nassau. Colonial governor Lord Dunmore had it constructed in 1789. Named after Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III, the fort never saw a battle. Today, you can explore the fortress walls, underground tunnels, cannons, and dungeons. Frequently, local actors dress up as characters from the time period, act out scenes, or sell handmade baskets and utensils. Make Fort Charlotte a centerpiece of your Nassau vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Nassau trip itinerary planner.
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  • Tour is short but interesting. Can walk around at your leisure after the tour. Be sure to go to the top for excellent views!  more »
  • Included in our visit to the island during a cruise the bus driver did not stop there even. Happening in the parking lot, people take pictures and continue our road. We eat down at a restaurant and see the fort at the top but nothing else.
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  • In the framework of a tour, we have inserted a break. In the Fort we were not from lack of time unfortunately, but the view from here is worth the ride vids here.
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  • Interesting history. Only $1 + VAT plus a tip for the tour guide. Short walk from the Hilton & the port. Definitely worth the effort to get there.
  • Good tour. Great shorting of guns
  • The history is engraved within its walls
  • Interesting historic fort. Well worth seeing.
  • Went to rum festival...lovely views

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