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Sightseeing in Kingston - what to see. Complete travel guide

Kingston is a large trading port, a center of trading and tourism. The city is located in one of the bays. Kingston is surrounded by small settlements and villages. For many years fishing was the main occupation of the local people. Later the city became an important trading center. Today Kingston is also known as a linguistic region as here is opened a large West India University.
Kingston residents are characterized by an incredibly cheerful and positive nature, they are full of love for their homeland and life. This attitude may seem completely carefree and … Open
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 are Museum of Natural History, Museum of History, Art Gallery and Museum of Bob Marley.
Nowadays Kingston is one of the most popular resorts in the world. All hotels and resorts in Kingston are equipped according to modern standards and so they represent true examples of modern architecture. On the territory of each hotel are opened bars and restaurants. At night here work discos and dancing areas. The beaches of Kingston feature tremendous conditions for water sports. Children will be offered to participate in various entertaining programs. You will also find here numerous attractions and entertainment centers. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The country's most interesting attractions are concentrated in Kingston; The Zoology Museum is very popular among travelers with children. It contains a unique collection of natural science … Open
Rides on boats with transparent bottom have become very popular among tourists. This way you can enjoy the beauty of the local nature and see the underwater creatures. Tourists, who enjoy walking in wild untouched nature, will like participating in excursions. You will be able to walk in lavender fields, swim in a waterfall or ride on one of the local rivers on a boat.
Adjoineds Kingston Office An historic historical site is the ancient mansion Devon-House, located in the northern part of the city. It was built in 1879 and belonged to the famous millionaire George Stiebel, who acquired a huge piece of land in these places. Like many years ago, today the mansion is surrounded by a huge garden with many exotic plants. Currently, the mansion houses an interesting museum. It tells visitors about the most famous and successful residents of the island. In the walls of the mansion there is an invaluable collection of antiques and works of art.
Kingston is famous for its unique natural beauties, the city has many beautiful parks and gardens. Nature enthusiasts must visit the Hope Zoo, which was opened in 1961. Initially, it was … Open
An excursion to the Museum of Geology, promises to be exciting. A collection of its exhibits exceeds 15,000 units. Originally, the museum presented samples of minerals and fossils found exclusively in Jamaica. Now it presents geological artifacts from around the world and many interesting minerals brought from the UK.
P1010266 Among the natural attractions, the Mineral Springs of Rockford, which are famous far beyond the island for their healing properties, are especially worth mentioning. Sources are located in a picturesque garden, surrounded by exotic plants and flowers. Now there is a comfortable swimming pool for visitors. Absolutely everyone can swim in the therapeutic mineral water. Not so long ago, near the swimming pool, a modern balneological center was opened, where visitors can enjoy various types of saunas and Jacuzzis. Guests can rest in this charming place all day. Not far from the mineral springs Rockford is an interesting historical attraction - an ancient fortress with the same name.
1. Kingston residents speak English fluently, while other foreign languages are much less common here. To show your respect for citizens, you can learn a few simple phrases in their native … Open
In Kingston, many interesting religious monuments of various times have been preserved. One of the most famous is Saint Catherine's Cathedral. It was built in the 17th century and is one of the few buildings of this period on the island, which managed to survive to our days almost, unchanged. Within the walls of the cathedral, there are also many unique elements of decoration, including elaborate stucco moldings and wood carvings.
Downtown New Kingston Nature lovers will like the Royal Botanic Garden, which was founded in 1862. Now its collection numbers more than 4,000 plants brought from different corners of the world. Among the plants presented here, there are also incredibly rare ones.
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Sights around Kingston from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Dunn River Falls

From the series “Stunning Beauty Places of the Earth, Unknown to Tourists”
Guests of the park have the opportunity to walk along the picturesque paths and see the ancient caves, the hot springs and a lot of other natural wonders hidden in the lush tropical scrublands. Although the waterfalls are visited by the relatively few tourists, the way up to them is not at all exhausting. This area is popular among holidaymakers with children. The newlyweds use the natural terraces as a place of execution for the wedding ceremony. The unique landmark, hidden in the tropical forests of Jamaica, is found for adventurers and nature lovers. … Read further

Sightseeing in Jamaica: things to see

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. … Open
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