Step back in time as you climb Queen's Staircase, a historic monument that honors Queen Victoria's lengthy reign. Built in 1794 of limestone rock using slave labor, the monument carries the name of the monarch who signed a declaration to abolish slavery in 1837. Ascend the 65 narrow steps to the top of Bennet's Hill, where you can admire the ruins of Fort Fincastle. Use our Nassau trip maker app to add Queen's Staircase and other attractions to your Nassau vacation plans.
Queen's Staircase Reviews
The entire area seemed serene and relaxing with an appeal to the nature lover and the historian. The mature trees, the hewed stone that make up the stairwell, the live music and the story tellers add ... more »
This was well worth the trip. I was not sure what good a staircase could be, but now I know why it is #1 on the “to do” list. Very impressive history and very beautiful. more »
The fort & staircase are nice to visit if you have the time, but don't expect to be blown away. Easy to go to by walk or taxi from downtown. Free entrance to the complex, however there is a 3 dollar charge for the fort. Views are nice from the top as the fort is the highest place in Nassau.
A jewel to discover during your visit to Nassau. The 66 step staircase has a meaningful history. The beautiful garden and waterfall seems to celebrate the joy of freedom that is symbolized here. Worth the visit for not only photos but a moment of reflection on our sufferings, humanity and future.
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