Fort Charlotte

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Built immediately after the American Revolution to reinforce the island, Fort Charlotte is a colonial fort that has never actually seen battle. Despite this, it stands today as a reminder that the Caribbean was not always the peaceful paradise it is today.


If you find your way to Fort Charlotte, you will able to tour it and take a look at its still mounted cannons, as well as learn of the British Colonialism on the island.

Staying Close

Nassau is a good option for those wishing to visit Fort Charlotte, because travelers to this region of the Bahamas will have easy site access throughout their trip. Despite the fact that the area isn't a major hub for tourism, you'll nevertheless find a reasonably varied selection of lodgings to choose from.

Hotels near Fort Charlotte
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Nassau Palm Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (5.0 km) E
Nassau Junkanoo Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (5.0 km) E
British Colonial Hilton Hotel 0.8 mi. (4.9 km) E
Graycliff Hotel And Restaurant Hotel 0.8 mi. (4.7 km) E
Towne Hotel Hotel 0.9 mi. (4.8 km) E
Red Carpet Inn Nassau Hotel 2.9 mi. (5.4 km) E
Orchard Garden Hotel Hotel 3.2 mi. (5.0 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is chowing down on fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Fort Charlotte. The most convenient eatery is Frankie Gone Bananas Restaurant, which serves up Caribbean dishes. It is maybe about a few hundred yards from this landmark, so stop in and dig in! Also within a short distance, you and your companions will come across eateries including Twin Brothers Arawak Cay and Junkanoo Beach Resort Restaurant and Bar so with any luck, at least one of these nearby picks will delight the whole entire gang.


Operating Hours

The fort offers tours from 8:00am until 4:00pm everyday.


Show up at this site ready to hand over the cost of admission, which your group can learn by calling ahead of time.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (242) 325-9186

Location: West Bay Street, Nassau, New Providence


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