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Address: Nassau, New Providence Island

This commercial district is Nassau's busiest street and is full of...

This commercial district is Nassau's busiest street and is full of interesting shops and restaurants.

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the most important street in Nassau from East to West

just take bus #10 or #12 and you will see 3/4of the northern part of Nassau. Nassau is 21miles times 7miles but this bay st is where the nice views are and it cost you only $1.25... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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san juan
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

just take bus #10 or #12 and you will see 3/4of the northern part of Nassau. Nassau is 21miles times 7miles but this bay st is where the nice views are and it cost you only $1.25 each way

1 Thank baldr1c
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great to walk around the shops, the straw market, there are tons of jewelry stores and souvenir shops, horse drain carriage rides, taxis are easy to get. We were there on a rainy day and did some shopping before the cruise ships docked, then it got a little crowded in the area but it made a rainy day fun.

Thank petunia57
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting and colorful fun to take pictures and see the different community. Can't wait till the day I can return.

Thank Cheryl E
Peterborough, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are staying in Nassau you must take a stroll down Bay Street in Nassau Town. Bay St. is full of shops and a very memorable Straw Market. There is everything you can imagine, from Jewellery Stores, Souvenir Shops, Restaurants galore to historical sights for you to visit. Make sure you don't miss it.

Thank SBlack
Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great deals to be had...especially at the Straw Market...be ready to dicker and dig in your heels. Don't give in to the pushy vendors. Just be polite, say no thanks, and move on.

Thank pgboon
Rochester, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very easy to fit in some shopping while waiting for the tour to start and still make it back to the cruise ship after. Many opportunities for souvenirs. Not really interested in all of the jewelry stores.

Thank swettcm
Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was nice and pleasant experience. Small and very colorful town with historic Queen’s Steps. Few hours to spent walking around and then off to the beach. I do remember visiting Bahamas back in the 90s and enjoying beautiful un-spoiled beaches – well I could not find them this time around.

Thank BeeLittle
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just got back from a Norwegian Breakaway cruise which was horrible.Anyway Bay Street has a nice beach Junkanoo Beach a few blocks away.The shops on Bay Street as well as the older British homes very nice.We felt safe and the locals very friendly.I was however bored after about 3 hours .

Thank joseph d
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bay Street area of Nassau is always very busy with the cruise ship traffic. Most of the shops are tourist destinations with the usual souvenir items. Most of the shops carry the same things and you can usually get them at a better price by bartering at the Straw Market.

Thank John and Cathy G
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Let's be real, Bay Street is gross. I say this as someone who lives an a very dirty city (Philadelphia) myself. Bay street is all over priced burger joints, t-shirt shops and other establishments catering to drunk spring break co-eds. Really, it's kind of sad and depressing. Whatever culture and unique Bahamian flavor once existed here is long gone, nowhere... More 

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