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Queen's Staircase

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Address: Top of Elizabeth Avenue, off Shirley Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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This limestone staircase was built by slaves to honor Queen Victoria's help...

This limestone staircase was built by slaves to honor Queen Victoria's help in the abolition of slavery in the Bahamas.

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Steps through history

Walking this in person, up, down, or both, helps one to envision the grand scale of work involved in this historical monument to Queen Victoria. It has a beauty that takes several... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking this in person, up, down, or both, helps one to envision the grand scale of work involved in this historical monument to Queen Victoria. It has a beauty that takes several pictures and angles to capture. It is a refreshing bit of exercise and should not be missed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked from downtown to the Queens Staircase. Well worth the walk to see the staircase. It also leads right up to fort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an absolute must-see while in Nassau. To stand and consider the number of slaves over years chiseling away at this limestone is almost unimaginable. The waterfall, native plants/trees, and the story of the underground tunnel from nearby Fort Fincastle were all interesting and beautiful.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Surprised how interesting this was! This is the top go-to place for people who like a bit of light adventure and/or history.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this location last December 2016. If you don't want to go too far from the port, this place is whiten walking distance. It is nothing special, but if you have nothing else to do and want to wonder in town, it is an ok place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our last stop on our island tour and although we didn't stay long, it was interesting and beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were brought to the Queen's Staircase by our Wonderful Tour Guide, Marvin. He provided us with a history of the staircase, which had 66 steps originally, but now has 65 due to erosion. The staircase is a major landmark that is located in the Fort Fincastle Historic Complex in Nassau. "It was hewn out of solid limestone rock by... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I visited this place. It gives you a long history about how the slaves made the staircase and stuff. When you climb up the stairs it's about 65 steps and when you reach the top you could see a nice view of Nassau.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a group with 4 adults and 5 children ages 12-7 and we walked from the downtown bus drop-off. Took approximately 15 minutes to get to and was easy to find with the walking tour map. Beautiful walk on safe streets which took us through lots of good sites like parliament square. Once at the stairs, there are public... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Start at the top and have your guide pick you up at the bottom! Average tour stop type of sight. Wish the waterfall was on.

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