nassau bahamas

You have chosen Nassau, capital of the Bahamas, as your destination? This city is located in the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by heavenly beaches. However, you don’t know what to do there? Here are some tourist attractions and discoveries to make during your visit to the Bahamas Discover the historyRead More →

maison gouvernment

This colonial building on Duke Street has been the official residence of the Governor General of the Bahamas since 1801. The bright pink mansion is an excellent example of Bahamian-British colonial architecture. In the middle of its high staircase, a statue of Columbus, discoverer of the islands, presides over theRead More →

fort nassau

Fort Charlotte In the city of Nassau, various fortresses were built to protect it from pirates and invaders, such as those of Fort Fincastle and Fort Montagu. One of the largest is Fort Charlotte, built by Governor Lord Dunmore in 1788 and named after the wife of King George III,Read More →

cloisters nassau

Located on Paradise Island, the cloister is a 14th century structure built in France by Augustinian monks, imported in the 1920s to the United States by the then Press Baron William Randolph Hearst, and finally moved in the 1960s stone by stone to Nassau. It is one of only fourRead More →

john watling

The former Buena Vista estate, which was featured in the James Bond movie Casino Royale, has been meticulously transformed and brought back to its glory days, becoming the new home of John Watling’s Distillery. John Watling’s Distillery was named after the British pirate “John Watling” who died in 1682 andRead More →

national art gallery

Built in the 1860s and housed in a magnificent and historic Villa Doyle, the Bahamas National Art Gallery exhibits the Bahamas National Art Collection. Opened in 2003, the museum houses the works of renowned Bahamian artists such as Max Taylor, Amos Ferguson, Brent Malone, John Cox and Antonius Roberts. TheRead More →

christ church cathedral

It is worth taking a short walk from the main street to see the stained glass windows of this cathedral, which was built in 1837, when Nassau officially became a city. The white pillars of the church’s spacious and airy interior load-bearing ceilings are covered with dark wood handcrafted byRead More →

musee pirates nassau

Considering that Nassau has been for years a cradle and refuge for pirates and privateers, a museum with objects belonging to famous figures of piracy in the Caribbean could not miss. Half of the self-guided tour takes place in a wooden replica boat, with wax models, demonstrations and live animatedRead More →