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This famous resort has always attracted fans of unhurried beach rest and walks in magnificent surrounding. Bob Marley, the king of reggae music, is one of indigenous people who have made his country internationally famous. He has become a true national hero and one of main landmarks in the country is named after him. This is the Museum of Bob Marley, which exhibits various items that are somehow connected with life and work of the great musician. Visitors of the museum will see newspaper articles and photos that feature important moments in the life of the musician. Discs made of gold and platinum are the most precious items in the museum. The first guitar of Bob Marley and his scenic costumes are also present there.
While exploring Jamaica, consider visiting such sights as the Royal House and St. Catherine’s Cathedral. These landmarks are among the few medieval buildings that have managed to survive. The National Gallery is a great place to see works of local artists. The collection was launched yet in 1920 and has grown much bigger since then. Nowadays, young talents continue exhibiting their works in halls of the famous gallery.
Natural places of interest are even more fascinating than cultural ones. Fern Gully is a very interesting place that is home to several hundred types of the mysterious plant. Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park is the biggest and most famous national park in the country. It’s located in the west of Jamaica and looks like a giant plateau with numerous hills and deep ravines. The park is home to many wild animals and birds. During an excursion in the park you will see wonderful caves and winding paths will guide you to the top of the hills, where it’s possible to see local nature in its full glory. As tropical forests in this region are so dense, guides have to clear the way with machete. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Crocodile Pond is another miracle of nature. It’s located close to the west coast of the island. As it is easy to guess from its name, the park is dedicated to crocodiles. The most famous resorts of Jamaica are located on the south coast. Tourists, who want to enjoy rest on a secluded beach, are recommended to visit Long Bay, St. Anna’s Bay and Port Royal that has become famous because of numerous interesting legends about pirates of the Caribbean.

Famous and uniques places in Jamaica from our review series

Dunn River Falls

From the series “Stunning beauty places of the earth, unknown to tourists”
In Jamaica, there is a wide selection of short and interesting sights. In search of new impressions, some tourists enter the surroundings of the city of Ocho-Rios. Here is the little-known and mentioned in a few tour guides - the Park Dunn's River Falls and Park, on whose territory flows the river Dunn. The river is characterized by the unique waterfalls whose height is 180 meters. The waterfall falls into the Caribbean Sea, which makes it even more unique.

The waterfall structure is very complicated and consists of a lot of paragraphs. The most courageous tourists strive to climb as high as they can and take impressive photos. The waterfalls of the Dunn River are among the most beautiful on the earth and the few that fall into the sea. The natural sight is surrounded by the lush … Read all

Port Royal

From the series “Famous sunken towns”
The legendary port city, Port Royal, has being remaining an important symbol of Jamaica for nearly five hundred years. The legendary city of pirates was founded in 1518; it was reasonably considered the most hopeless city on earth. For many years, corruption and violence have being dominating there. Pirate ships have being arriving there from all over the world, even from Madagascar. In 1692, the island has suffered from an earthquake, and the pirate town completely went under water. Today its ruins lie on the bottom of the Kingston harbor.

The ruined city never ceases to attract the attention of researchers who discover new amazing artifacts on its territory. Flooded buildings house priceless historical documents; look of centuries-old buildings covered with coquina enthralls many … Read all
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Sightseeing in popular cities of Jamaica

Montego Bay
The trip to Dunn's River Falls, which includes rafting on bamboo rafts, is one of the most popular entertainments here. The rafting takes place on Martha Brae River, which will take you to a small settlement called Ocho Rios. This place is great for sightseeing - here you can get acquainted with the lifestyle of the local people and visit several local shops. Continue this path, which will guide you to the waterfalls that are considered the most beautiful ones in Jamaica. Gorgeous silvery … Read more
Kingston
During its history this city has survived through several serious disasters, in the result of which have been destroyed almost all its architectural and historical sights. The latest disaster happened in Kingston in the beginning of the 20th century. At that time all buildings featuring old English architecture style were destroyed, so Kingston was renovated almost from nothing. You can get acquainted with the history of the old city in multiple museums of the city. The most notable among them … Read more

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