The Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park is a World Heritage site.
The Blue & John Crow Mountains which cover 101,313 acres across four parishes is Jamaica’s only National Park. The mountains are home to biodiversity of global significance and among the world’s famous 78 most irreplaceable protected areas for plant and wildlife species. Over 1000 species of flowering plants and 200 species of endemic and migratory birds inhabit these mountains. Historically, the dense broad-leaf rain-forest provided a refuge for the native American Taino tribe and contains a Taino archaeological site. The terrain also aided Queen Nanny and the Windward maroons in their resistance to plantation slavery. The Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park is a World Heritage site.
The grounds of The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus was home to a refugee camp site during World War II.
On the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Jamaica in 1953, Her Majesty was impressed by the beauty and variety of the botanical collection.
The Rockfort Mineral Bath is one of Jamaica’s top mineral bath and spa with a stress management centre.
The Ward Theatre is the only theatre of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean.
The Kingston Waterfront is rich in history as it was the departure point for the Windrush Generation to England.
This Park houses the Jamaica War Memorial for the fallen Soldiers in World War I and II.