Destination guide Bahamas

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ATTRACTIONS
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NASSAU'S NEWEST VACATION ATTRACTION IS THE SPECTACULAR
CORAL WORLD BAHAMAS MARINE PARK, AN UNDERWATER OBSERVATORY
AND MARINE PARK AND THE LARGEST SUCH FACILITY IN THE
ATLANTIC.

ON STATELY PARLIAMENT SQUARE, THERE IS A MAJESTIC STATUE
OF QUEEN VICTORIA.

EVERY SECOND SATURDAY, THE ROYAL BAHAMIAN POLICE BAND STAGE
A CEREMONIAL CHANGING OF THE GUARD IN FRONT OF GOVERNMENT
HOUSE.

GLENWOOD GARDENS, IS A PARADISE FOR GARDENERS OR FLOWER
LOVERS. IT IS A SMALL OASIS OF EXOTIC FLOWERS AND PLANTS.

VISIT THE HISTORIC FORT FINCASTLE ON ELIZABETH AVENUE. IT
WAS BUILT IN 1793 AND IS IN THE SHAPE OF A SHIP'S BOW. TO
GET TO THE FORT, YOU WILL HAVE TO CLIMB THE 102-FOOT QUEEN'S
STAIRCASE, CARVED INTO A LIMESTONE HILL, OVERLOOKING THE
CITY AND HARBOUR. HERE YOU WILL FIND ANOTHER NASSAU HIGH-
LIGHT AT WATER TOWER, THE HIGHEST POINT ON THE ISLAND.

GUARDING THE WESTERN ENTRANCE TO NASSAU, LIES FORT
CHARLOTTE. SURROUNDED BY ITS MOAT AND BOASTING BOTH
BATTLEMENTS AND A BONA FIDE DUNGEON.

THE GARDEN OF GROVES, IS A 12 ACRE LUSH TROPICAL GARDEN
FILLED WITH 5,000 VARIETIES OF SHRUBS, TREES AND FLOWERS.
THERE ARE ALSO PLENTY OF WATERFALLS, PONDS AND TROPICAL
BIRDS.

RAND MEMORIAL NATURE CENTER OFFERS AN EXCELLENT NATURE
WALK AND THE GARDEN OF THE GROVES HAS EXOTIC FLOWERS,
WATERFALLS AND COLOURFUL BIRDS.

LUCAYA NATIONAL PARK, A VAST NETWORK OF LIMESTONE CAVES
CAVERNS. A STAIRCASE SPIRALS DOWN ABOUT 20 FEET INTO THIS
THE CAVES TO A CRYSTAL CLEAR POOL.

GRAND BAHAMA MUSEUM, EXHIBITS INCLUDE ARTIFACTS OF THE
LUCAYAN INDIANS, THE ORIGINAL SETTLERS OF THE BAHAMAS.

THE PERFUME FACTORY, LOCATED IN EIGHT MILE ROCK, IS A
SMALL FACTORY OFFERING SCENTS FOR VISITORS, WHO MAY TAKE
HOME SOME OF THEIR FAVOURITES.
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