Nassau, capital of the Islands Bahamas. Nassau offers visitors beautiful beaches but also cultural stimuli range and endless fun. Connected to Nassau Paradise Island from Harbour Bridge is a small island resort for the most part filled with some of the most exclusive and luxurious in the world, endless white beaches and a spectacular golf course.
The city of Nassau offers beautiful places of great cultural interest. The capital of the Bahamas embodies the compelling story of the people of Bahamian Rawson Square, seat of government buildings on George Street, where stands the Gothic cathedral, Christ Church, on Duke Street where a staircase leads to the monument erected in honor of Christopher Columbus and Government House. Very charming is Prince George Wharf on the harbor, where they will remain the cruise ships and Elizabeth Avenue, is located in the Queen’s Staircase (stairs of the queen) which leads directly to Fort Fincastle, where you can enjoy the panorama of the city. Very interesting to Fort Montagu, the oldest fortress of Nassau and Blackbeard’s Tower, the tower of the pirate Blackbeard.
The most famous beach in New Providence Cable Beach is located right in Nassau, along which there are the most important hotels and resorts and live the night life. Other dream beaches are Caves Beach, Love Beach, Adelaide Beach and South Beach and Paradise Island Paradise Beach, Colonial Beach, Casuarina Beach, Pirate Beach, Hartford Beach. For nature lovers must jump to Ardastra Gardens & Conservation Center, tropical garden with more than 300 species of reptiles and mammals. Definitely not to be missed: The Bahamas Historical Society Museum, The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas (NAGB), Balcony House, the oldest house in the archipelago, the Junkanoo Expo to find out everything there is to know about Junkanoo and Pirates of Nassau.
The Jitney, buses are cheap and convenient means of transport used by Bahamians. Besides luxurious limousines you can rent cars, scooters and bicycles to enjoy freedom in the whole island, or use taxis very convenient. Convenient and efficient connection between Nassau and Paradise Island, thanks to Harbour Bridge which can be crossed by car or taxi. By sea to admire the Prince George Wharf and the Bay of Nassau are several active connections from the port of Nassau to Hurricane Hole on Paradise Island from early morning until sunset. Nassau is also the crossroads of the Bahamas Fast Ferries, the fastest way to get to the other islands of the archipelago.
Where to stay? From hotels to ultra-luxury all inclusive resorts, impressive structures international hotel resorts to small intimate and peaceful arriving in Nassau located accommodation in line with their needs. There are many activities on offer: for those who love the nightlife huge casino where groped his luck, who prefers to devote himself to the care of the body and spirit can be pampered in a relaxing SPA, who loves the adventure is exciting scuba diving, for those who enjoy sport there are prestigious golf courses, and finally small huts overlooking the sea for those who want privacy and tranquility.
Where to eat?. Walking through the streets of Nassau and Paradise Island you will come across in the typical banquet in which they are fawning excellent “conch salad” salad of fresh shellfish can be enjoyed on the fly or to a fine gourmet lunch you can choose from many popular restaurants where you can enjoy the more sophisticated fusion cuisine.
For those who are hunting for souvenirs? Bay Street, the main shopping street of Nassau is full of shops where you can buy products of prestigious international brands clothing, perfumes, jewelry, antiques art, cigars. A Paradise Island guests can enjoy a trip to the Marina Village with shops, restaurants and clubs open until late at night and directly overlooking the yachts moored. A visit to the Staw Market can be considered an unique experience, a hat or a bag hardship and decorated the way you prefer, according to the tradition of the school Bahamian straw that has an ancient roots. Icon of entertainment and nightlife Nassau is animated by stimulating local offering lives music and invite the pace until dawn. Arawak Cay in Nassau or even said Fish Fries is full of little pubs and restaurants frequented mostly by Bahamian happy to share the place at the table with tourists. Many casinos are open all night, not only for the game, but also for shows and parties. While for a walk in the moonlight, between yachts and boats from around the world, it is nice enjoy a delicious dinner or just an ice cream on the terrace of the Marina Village on Paradise Island.
The most interesting events are the Tea Party at Government House and The Changing of the Guard at the governor’s house, the festival of Junkanoo is held every year on December 26th and January 1st, the happy and the recent Junior Junkanoo festival film Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) in the month of December.
Originally posted 2012-10-08 04:34:02.