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Nassau is the largest city, as well as the capital of the commonwealth fare of the Bahamas. It is also the biggest commercial center. It has a pretty big population of around 250,000 people, which is actually 70 percent of the whole of the Bahama's population. Nassau is home to the Bahamas most popular airport, meaning it draws in thousands each year. Although Nassau has a huge population and attracts many tourists, it is still considerably laid back considering.

The food in Nassau, and in fact most of the Bahamas is very interesting as it uses such a wide range of unique and different flavours. To produce home cooked dishes. The restaurants in the Bahamas are known for being extremely fresh using freshly caught local fish, and locally harvested fruit and vegetable, and this also makes them relatively cheap.

Nassau holds a very eccentric village called 'Old Town', which is a mixture of abandoned buildings and Caribbean architecture. A short walk from here is the parliament house/ building which is the national parliament of The Bahamas commonwealth. Other places of interest include the national art gallery of the Bahamas, or its pirate museum; which is a recreation of pirate battle ships and ruins.

Location of Nassau

Key Facts

  • Language: English
  • Currency: Bahamian Dollar
  • Time Difference from UK: -5
  • Flight time: London: 9 hours
  • When to go: December - April