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Address: Top of Elizabeth Avenue, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-323-3182
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At 126 ft, this tower is the highest point in Nassau, providing spectacular...

At 126 ft, this tower is the highest point in Nassau, providing spectacular views of the island.

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Highest point on the island

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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 January 2017
mariedesjardins
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Prince George, Canada

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Prince George, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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 are narrow and it's spiralled from the top of the tower to the bottom of... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 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.

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East Windsor, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 next to the Queen's staircase and one of the forts.

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Brisbane, Queensland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 top - it was certainly closed when we were there. But it was worth the... More 

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SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 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 rooms. Also the cannon balls are on the fort. Right outside is an area I... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 city and harbor. The Water Tower is on the fort grounds. It is unfortunate that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

While you are not able to walk up into the tower anymore, you can walk up and read the history of the tower as well as listen to the guides that tell you about the history, right next to Queens Staircase and Fort Fincastle

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

The water tower is well maintained, and pretty to see. However, there is only so much time you can enjoy such a structure. Hence, it is a good thing that the tower is located close to the Queen's Stairway and Fort Fincastle

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WORCESTER
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

It was interesting to see but it was fenced off when we were there in Nov 2015. It is a shame because the views from the top would have been amazing.

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