The Louise Bennett-Coverley Square stands as a tribute to the woman known as “the mother of Jamaican culture”.
The Louise Bennett-Coverley Square stands as a tribute to the woman known as “the mother of Jamaican culture”. Louise Bennett- Coverley, a cultural icon and Jamaica’s leading comedienne. She raised the dialect of the Jamaican folk to an art level through her poems in the Jamaican patois. Dominating the center of the square is a 8-foot larger–than-life statue of Miss Lou. The statue, made of bronze, was designed by the world renowned Jamaican sculptor and painter Basil Watson. The square is located at the foot of the world famous Blue Mountains.
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.