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Bob Marley Mausoleum

Bob Marley Mausoleum (Rhoden Hall, Nine Mile, St. Ann’s Bay) — Birthplace and final resting place of Reggae legend, Robert “Bob” Marley. Visit the humble beginnings of this superstar in the hills of St Ann. Visitors can also enter the mausoleum where the singer is interred with his guitar. The site includes a restaurant and […]

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Rockfort

Rockfort (Route A4, Norman Manley Blvd., Kingston) — Located at what was once called Harbour Head. Rockfort was first fortified as protection against the possibility of a French invasion from Santo Domingo under the command of Ducasse in 1694. With the earthquake which destroyed most of Port Royal and its fortification, the eastern end of […]

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Rose Hall

Rose Hall (North Coast Highway – 15 km east of Montego Bay) — dead more than a century, Annie Palmer still stirs memories of her reign as the mistress of the Rose Hall Great House. Cursed by slaves, the White Witch, Annie Palmer, turned a magnificent plantation into a hell house of atrocities. Countless slaves […]

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Port Royal

Port Royal (Norman Manley Highway, south of Kingston) – located just west of Kingston international airport (on a thin peninsula south of Kingston city), the history of this port goes back to the piracy period of the 17th century. The waters surrounding the current Port Royal area is an archeological treasure trove, due to the […]

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Peter Tosh Mausoleum

Peter Tosh Mausoleum (Rte. A2, Belmont) – located in the small town of Belmont, Reggae legend Peter Tosh’s grave can be found within a nondescript white structure here. Tosh was best-known for helping form the reggae band The Wailers with Bob Marley in the late 1960s. Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.  

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Ocho Rios Fort

Ocho Rios Fort (Main Street, next to Reynolds Pier, Ocho Rios) – located to the west of the town of Ocho Rios, this is one of the oldest buildings in that town. The fort was originally built in the 17th Century and was strengthened in 1780 when Jamaica was expecting an attack from French forces. […]

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Greenwood Great House

Greenwood Great House (located on the border of St. James and Trelawny – 15 miles from Montego Bay) – this estate house is over 200 years old. Formerly owned by the family of Elizabeth Barrett-Browning, the famous English poet, Greenwood is one of the best preserved great houses on the island. The historic integrity of […]

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Fort Montego

Fort Montego (Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay) – located a half a mile from Montego Bay, this fort was built on a small bluff overlooking what was then Meager Bay, and River Bay (both these bays have now been filled in for highway and town expansion). The Fort was one of many built along the coast […]

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Fort George

Fort George (Fort George Street, Port Antonio) – Fort George está situado en la península de Titchfield en la ciudad de Port Antonio, que se encuentra en la parroquia de Portland. El fuerte, construido durante el siglo XVIII, tenía un doble propósito, en primer lugar como fuente de defensa contra la invasión extranjera, y en […]

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Devon House

Devon House (26 Hope Road, Kingston) – this is one of Jamaica’s leading national monuments and a symbol of the cultural diversity, which makes this island a unique choice for thousands of visitors. This 127 year old site located in the heart of metropolis Kingston, Jamaica’s capital, offers a striking contrast to the hustle and […]