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Balcony House

Market Street off Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
+1 242-302-2621
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The oldest wooden structure on the island, built in the 18th century.
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Market Street off Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence Island
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+1 242-302-2621
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Reviewed yesterday

Once we finally found the house, which none of the locals knew what it was... so we wondered around a while since the Atlantis map of downtown had it on the wrong street, it was closed for repairs. Not sure how long it will be...More

Thank Meaghan Y
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is the oldest residence in Nassau, worth a look if you have an interest in architecture. Love the bright colors.

Thank jseash
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Really, I mean, it's a tour of a house, so it's not going to be an all day event. The people working here are very nice and will be happy to give you a full tour if you want one, or you can explore the...More

1  Thank ChrisCJR
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We only saw this marked on a local guide map and went to check it out as it was close to the main shopping street. Our first impression was that it was closed but there was an open gateway to the left which led to...More

2  Thank Sally_and_Ian_G
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Ok...reported to be the oldest wooden building on the island from the 1800"s and restored in 1992. A museum with interesting items inside with free admission. We were there on a Tuesday and It was close when it was advertised to be open. Whatever! Therefore...More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most recognizable buildings on the island of Nassau Bahamas dating back to 1788. The Balcony House in Nassau is a bright pink home with an interesting history. Ian Fleming stayed there once as he did research for his James Bond...More

2  Thank keith j
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you take a city tour, this will be one of the stops. Use a certified tour guide to really get a flavor of the Island.

Thank Teacheragent101
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Stop 5 on a self-guided walking tour we created for downtown Nassau, Bahamas, while there aboard Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas. Said to be the oldest residential building in Nassau. Or the oldest wooden building. It is, without a doubt, pink. Another great photo...More

1  Thank AlpinerHut
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a really cool bit of history on the island. It's a quick tour but filled with lot's of information. I don't want to give to much away but if you have the time check it out.

Thank Suzy L
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

How fortunate we were to come upon this house while walking through the city! I was immediately drawn to this beautiful pink gem. We were so surprised to find that there is no admission fee (donations for preservation accepted). We happened to be the only...More

Thank Carolynvk
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