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The Cloister, Nassau

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
One of the oldest sights on Paradise Island, The Cloister was built in the 14th century and shipped to the Bahamas in the 1920s. Augustinian monks in the southwest of France constructed the stunning architecture, which now sits in tropical surrounds, with flowers and classical statues at your every turn. It took two years to build the cloister after its arrival, as none of the individual pieces were labelled before they left France. The impressive structure is now complete and overlooks the Nassau Harbor-- wander through and marvel at the journey it has been on. Work out when and for how long to visit The Cloister and other Nassau attractions using our handy Nassau holiday app.
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  • I thought it was a big place to visit, it is not. Is just a little garden from a hotel but it is beautiful. It has a small garden in the middle and a gazebo at the end. Very nice for taking a picture....  more »
  • I just spent a week in New Providence and had a wonderful time diving, eating, and making lots of new friends. The Cloisters and Gardens are on Paradise Island which, sadly, is awash in private...  more »

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