The largest city and commercial center of the Bahamas, Nassau is the Capital of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.
The city is Located on the island of the New Province and is connected to the world by the Lynden Pindling International Airport, the major airport for the Bahamas, that is 16 kilometers from Nassau.
It is connected to various big cities of the United States, Caribbean, Canada, and UK by air.
Nassau was founded in 1650 and was formerly called Charles Town, but later in the 1695 was renamed Nassau by the Spanish in honor of the Dutch Stadholder. A favorite destination for cruise liners Nassau in the Bahamas is like the must stop stops for all cruises at the Prince George Wharf Cruise Terminal near to downtown Nassau.
A favorite spot amongst movie makers, Nassau has featured in some of the best international cinema including big Hollywood titles like; Help (the Beatles), James Bond film Thunderbolt and Never Say Never Again, it also featured in an action sequence for Casino Royal portraying its scenic beauty as good as it could get.
Junkanoo is known as the most important festival of the Nassau, its sheer vibrancy can’t go unnoticed. The celebrations have a colorful street parade of brightly costumed people dancing to the tunes of drums, cowbells and whistles. The party starts in the early hours of the day around 1.00 am and ends at around 10.00.am.
The places to visit in Nassau are the Parliament House, the Fort Fincastle and most importantly for the people who want to take a complete experience of the luxuries that Bahamas has to offer, the Atlantis Resort is the perfect retreat. With all the facilities and perks that one could imagine, it will rejuvenate your senses to the next level.
Also famous in Nassau is the Cable Beach; known as the Hotel District this strip caters to the most exotic holiday destinations which are the five beautiful hotels that serve all that you could dream off. The strip famous for its Fine Dining and the Crystal Palace Casino this place has a lot to offer from a wide spectrum of cuisines and cultures.
Being a coastal island retreat, the best time to visit Nassau, Bahamas is the summer, where the weather is perfect to enjoy the water and its activities.
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