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 spot. It was closed when we were there (a Sunday morning), but I've read that... 更多
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.
A little research into original colonial architecture in Nassau set us on a quest to the 1780 pink balcony house. Disappointed to find it closed up tight and looking as if ready to fall down, on our next trip a few years later, we hit the jackpot! Now fully renovated and open, we were treated to a wonderful tour by... 更多
This house is full of history. Admission is by donation or tip to the guide. The guide is helpful and kind in explaining their culture and they take pride of it. Although there isn't much of history of this island, they are still so warm to show you around.
Had a lovely time in Balcony House, gives you a real insight into how people lived, The house itself is very well kept and the staff are very professional, It really is worth a visit.
this is a fascinating historic home totally preserved and restored with an interesting guided tour and it coasts very little. also interesting is that it was bought and restored by this super rich north american heiress and you get her story too. LOVED IT
Balcony House is the oldest wooden (residential) structure in all of Nassau. Built in the late 1700's during the British colonial period, it still stands perfectly preserved in the quieter section of the busy downtown area. Walking away from the main district for about two blocks will land you there and you get complimentary access. There are also officially appointed... 更多
This provides a very interesting angle on Bahamian times past. The guided tour was interesting and full of information. However my own preference is for the information to be on panels that I can read at my own pace as I wander through an exhibition