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Water Tower

Top of Elizabeth Avenue, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-323-3182
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At 126 ft, this tower is the highest point in Nassau, providing spectacular views of the island.
  • Excellent3%
  • Very good16%
  • Average47%
  • Poor29%
  • Terrible5%
yesterday
“MSC Seaside 3rd stop Nassau”
9 Jul 2017
“Being Renovated”
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Top of Elizabeth Avenue, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-323-3182
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Reviewed yesterday

Nassau was our third stop aboard the MSC Seaside cruise ship. Nassau is quite nice. Lots of shops and restaurants, plus many historic buildings. The water tower is within walking distance of the cruise ship terminal; however, it is an uphill climb. The tower is...More

Thank nwaynesworld
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

The Nassau Water Tower is an interesting spot if you like historical attractions. They are still working on renovating it, so you really can't get too close to it. There are other things right there to see, Queens Staircase and Fort Fincastle, and if you're...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

The Water Tower is being renovated but you formerly were able to climb up into the tower. The Tower is situated by the Queen's Staircase and Fort Fincastle. Since it is being renovated there is not a fee and you can only view and take...More

Thank jazzydays
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Nice views of paradise island, the ocean, and Nassau. Very old water tower. If your claustrophobic, probably not good since the stairwell is pretty narrow. Did an island tour and this was a stop. Coming the down the staircase is harder than going up. Stairs...More

Thank mariedesjardins
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Just a tower at the top of the queens staircase nothing special or awesome about it. I dont know why it is even listed as a thing to do.

Thank satobt
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I recommend this spot if you are sightseeing historical spots on the island. It is the tallest structure on the island. Unfortunately it was damaged by Hurricane Andrew and is no longer usable, but it's a really great structure to visit. It is also located...More

Thank Jennifer W
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

When you finally climb the Queens Staircase (see separate reviews in TripAdvisor), you'll find Fort Fincaslte. And towering above the fort (excuse the pun) is the water tower. I have no idea whether it is open to the public and whether you climb to the...More

Thank seagullrob
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Carnival Platinum member probably visited this place 20+ times with our annual family group travel. This is a typical stop on every tour. It use to be free and a few years ago they started charging a $1.00. Cool to walk into the dungeon like...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

You can cross off three sites in nothing flat in Nassau and also get a step workout in. First, climb the 65 limestone steps to the top of the Queen's Staircase. Then, cross over to Fort Fincastle on Elizabeth Avenue for aerial views of the...More

Thank Marnette S
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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Not much to this historical site, but we enjoyed the view. There are little shopping around the area, great place to negotiate some keep sakes.

Thank Lovely2T
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