Discover Nassau

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Nassau is the capital and largest city of the Bahamas. Located on the island of New Providence, it has a population of 273,400 people. Nassau is known for its picturesque beaches and crystal-clear waters teeming with marine life. The city also offers a vibrant nightlife with plenty of bars and clubs to explore.

The main attraction in Nassau is its stunning beaches - most notably Cable Beach, which offers miles of white sand shoreline perfect for sunbathing or swimming in the warm Caribbean sea. Other sites include Fort Fincastle, a 19th century fortification built during British colonial rule; Ardastra Gardens & Zoo, home to native wildlife including flamingos; and Clifton Heritage National Park which boasts hiking trails through lush vegetation.

For visitors seeking a more cultural experience, Nassau offers markets filled with handmade crafts from local artisans as well as museums such as the Pompey Museum dedicated to preserving Bahamian history and culture. There are also numerous attractions within walking distance such as Government House - an 18th century mansion that served as a residence for British governors - and Straw Market where you can find unique souvenirs to take home with you.

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