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1 Hope Gardens
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Rank: 3 About 38

Hope Gardens, also known as Royal Botanical Gardens, was established in 1873 occupying a large area of 200 acres in Parish of St. Andrew in Kingston, Jamaica.  Hope Gardens is the...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Old Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica
Type: Parks and gardens


Up Park Camp
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Rank: 4 About 38

Up Park Camp is a very wonderful place to be. It is one of our homes for the members of the Jamaica Defence Force. It is a training camp house banks barracks for various legs of the army such as the Air Wing, Engineer Unit,1...

Reviewed by: Maurica
Type: Other attractions


2 Port Royal
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Rank: 5 About 38

Port Royal, once called ‘richest and the wickedest city in the world’ it was also the virtual capital of Jamaica.  Most of the city got submerged under the waves in the earthquake...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


3 Reggae Night
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Rank: 6 About 38

Legendary Kingston nightlife usually starts on Fridays with the Friday Night Jam, a cool open street party when folks leave their work, get their dinner and sit around with friends just taking it...

Reviewed by: Alan
Type: Nightlife


4 Budget Night
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Rank: 7 About 38

Kingston is the capital of Jamaica, on the southeastern coast of the island nation. It offers the most vibrant and a colorful nightlife in Jamaica. Kingston offers various things to do to spend an enjoyable night...

Reviewed by: Angha
Type: Nightlife


Port Royal
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Rank: 9 About 38

Port Royal was a shipping centre in Jamaica notorious for the activities of pirates who displayed their wealth and loose morals in the 17th century. It was also named the richest and most wicked city in the world....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Blue Mountains
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Rank: 10 About 38

The Blue Mountains that are spread out across the eastern portion of the island contain Jamaica’s highest mountain peak. Stretching over 28 miles in length, the mountains are surrounded by coffee fields that produce...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


5 Best City Beaches
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Rank: 11 About 38

The Capital city of Jamaica, Kingston is the largest city of Jamaica. It sits on the world’s largest harbor. The beautiful Blue Mountain is a best option to enjoy some beach time. The city...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Beaches


6 Frenchmans Cove Beach
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Rank: 12 About 38

Frenchman’s Cove beach, situated near the Priest man’s River in Jamaica is an artificial beach offering its visitors a soft white sand and crystal-clear waters along with the more urban...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Beaches


7 Trench Town Culture Yard Museum
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Rank: 13 About 38

Trench Town Culture Yard Museum is boasted by Trench Town, located in Kingston is categorized as a National Heritage Site after 4 years of restoration and renovation in 2006. Trench Town Museum is...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: 6 & 8 1st Street Kingston, Jamaica
Type: Museums


8 New Kingston Shopping Centre
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Rank: 14 About 38

New Kingston Shopping Centre is one of the largest shopping centers in Kingston, Jamaica. The mall is expanded in a vast area of 223,327 sq ft. it is a campus-style open-air shopping centre one of its kind in...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Dominica Drive, Kingston Jamaica
Type: Stores and shopping malls


9 Bob Marley Museum
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Rank: 15 About 38

The Bob Marley Museum devoted to the reggae artiste Bob Marley, is a museum based in Kingston. Located at 56 Hope Road, the museum is known to be Bob Marley's former place of residence. The Late Bob...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 56 Hope Road
Type: Museums


10 Glamour Night
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Rank: 16 About 38

Visitors to Kingston, Jamaica can enjoy a wide variety of nightlife. Kingston gains its upmost beauty with the setting of sun and illumination of thousands of twinkling lights. The city has a wide range of bars, clubs and...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Nightlife


11 Redeemer Moravian
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Rank: 17 About 38

Redeemer Moravian or The Church of the Redeemer is the oldest Moravian Church building in Kingston, Jamaica. The Church was established in 1918 bestowed by Jonathan Reinke, its builder. The...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: 22 North Street, Duke Street Kingston, Jamaica 876
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


12 Water Sports near Kingston
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Rank: 18 About 38

Kingston is a city surrounded by many beautiful beaches, hence popular for practicing various water sports such as sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, kayaking, powerboat riding, swimming, volleyball in beach etc. There are numerous...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Type: Nature and sport


13 Devon House
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Rank: 19 About 38

Devon House is a heritage site and one of leading national monument and symbol of cultural diversity of Jamaica. The Devon house was built 127 years ago in the 1881 by the first black millionaire of Jamaica, George...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Old Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


14 Tropical Plaza
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Rank: 20 About 38

Tropical plaza is a most popular shopping centre in Kingston, Jamaica and is located in a constant spring road. The plaza is popularly characterized by tropical white and pink store signs along with green palm...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: Tropical Plaza, Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10, Kingston, Jamaica
Type: Stores and shopping malls


Quad Nightclub
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Rank: 21 About 38

Quad Nightclub is a busy and most frequented place which has a jazz bar and two dance floors in its complex. One of the dance floors plays typical Jamaican music while the other a variety of tunes.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Trinidad Terrace 20
Type: Nightlife


15 King’s House
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Rank: 22 About 38

King’s House, dated back from late 19th century was the official residence of the governor-general, located in Kingston, Jamaica. This official residence is a prime example of Jamaican Heritage and fine...

Reviewed by: Ekaja
Address: King's House, Kingston Hope Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica.
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


16 Bar Zen
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Rank: 23 About 38

Bar Zen is one such bar which is large in size and has a variety of other entertainment like bhangra nights, karaoke, screen sports and more.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Bars


17 Grogge Shoppe
Overall rating:
Rank: 24 About 38

Nicely located in the historic Devon House, is a good place to taste Jamaican food, open both at lunch and dinner.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 26 Hope Road
Type: Nightlife


18 Hannafords
Overall rating:
Rank: 25 About 38

Hannafords includes business students which plays old numbers

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rennie Halls
Type: Nightlife


19 Knights Park
Overall rating:
Rank: 26 About 38

Knights Park plays live bands, jazz, funky music and hip-hop as well

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Nightlife


Asylum
Overall rating:
Rank: 27 About 38

The Asylum is a dance bar which plays reggae music and is packed with Jamaicans.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 69 Knutsford Boulevard
Type: Nightlife


Indies Pub & Grill
Overall rating:
Rank: 28 About 38

The restaurant offers diverse menu of local and international dishes, including pizza and burgers.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 8 Holburn Road
Kingston
Type: Nightlife

Attractions close to Kingston


Oracabessa - 1 mi
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This is a small town which lies 19 kilometers from Richmond. It has numerous beaches which are popular for angling, diving, yachting, surfing and swimming. A popular beach here is the local James Bond beach which has a...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Richmond,Jamaica,Central America
Distance: 1.6
City: Richmond

Type: Beaches + Share


Frenchman Cove - 25.8 mi
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The Frenchman’s Cove, which is located to the east of Draper, has excellent white sand beaches where there is a snack bar and car parking nearby. In the sixties, there was a luxurious hotel resort here which was...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Distance: 41.5
City: Port antonio

Type: Beaches + Share


San San Beach - 25.8 mi
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San San Beach is a private beach with offshore reefs and warm, shallow waters which is ideal for snorkelling and windsurfing in winter.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Distance: 41.5
City: Port antonio

Type: Beaches + Share


Safety and Warnings - 25.8 mi
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Be very careful while swimming on a non-tourist beach. The local people are well acquainted with the day-to-day dangers, but as a visitor, you have to be very cautious. For example at Runaway beach many...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Distance: 41.5
City: Port antonio

Type: Safety and Warnings + Share

Neighbouring places: Kingston


Spanish town - 10.4 mi

Spanish Town is the largest city in the county of Middlesex in Jamaica. The city has a total population of 180,000 inhabitants as per the 2009 census. The town was founded by the Spanish in 1534, however much of the original...

Distance: 16.7
City: Spanish town

Port antonio - 25.5 mi

Port Antonio is in Portland parish in the north-eastern part of Jamaica. With a population of approximately 13,000 inhabitants, this seaside town is the capital...

Distance: 41
City: Port antonio

Moneague - 28.7 mi

Moneague is located in the Saint Ann Parish in the northern part of Jamaica. With a population of approximately 166,000 inhabitants, Saint Ann Parish is the...

Distance: 46.2
City: Moneague

May Pen - 29.5 mi

May Pen is located in the Clarendon Parish in the southern region of the island country of Jamaica. With a population of approximately 50,000 inhabitants, this...

Distance: 47.5
City: May Pen

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