The “Jewel” of the Caribbean
A National Heritage Site, once the “Jewel” of the Caribbean. It lies partially sunken by the 1692 earthquake with its many historical relics from the colonial past. It was also considered the wickedest City in the Western Hemisphere because of the infamous pirates, Sir Henry Morgan, Calico Jack and Blackbeard Teach. Fort Charles, which is among its historical relics, is famed for the giddy house that creates a nauseating feeling. The town is completed by bars and restaurants with popular Jamaican cuisine and its warm and friendly people.
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.