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Places To Visit In Jamaica For History & Culture
Published July 7, 2016
QUESTION about: Places To Visit In Jamaica For History & culture
Planning on visiting soon with my family and almost adult children. They are interested in the culture and history of the island also the food vegetarian included.
What places would you suggest we visit when we get there?
It would be helpful to get the name of these places and where they are located.
I thought it would be safe to get a personal driver with whom I am acquainted.
ANSWER: by Wellesley, July 2016
Thanks again for asking!
I captured a long list of great attractions in Jamaica on this page, but Chapter 11 of the Jamaica Insider Guide highlights some of the most intriguing places in Jamaica to visit for history and culture -listed by parish.
Here is a synopsis of them:
- Kingston & St Andrew
- Blue Mountains and John Crow Park
- Bob Marley Museum (876- 978-2929/2991)
- Devon House (876- 929-6602/926-0815)
- Fort Charles Maritime Museum (876- 967-8438)
- Giddy House
- Hollywell National Park (876- 922-1287)
- The Institute of Jamaica Museum (876-922-0620-6)
- Museums of History & Ethnography (876-948-5300)
- National Gallery of Art (876- 922-1561)
- Old Tavern Coffee Estate (876- 924-2785)
- Port Royal
- Royal Botanical Gardens & Hope Zoo (876-927-1085)
- St. Catherine
- Sligoville Community Museum
- Two Sister’s Cave
- White Marl Taino Midden and Museum
- Halse Hall Great House (876-986-2561)
- Denbigh Agricultural Show (876-922-0610)
- Mason River Game Sanctuary
- Canoe Valley National Nature Reserve
- St Elizabeth
- Accompong Town
- Appleton Estate (876- 963-9215)
- Jamaica Zoo
- Waterloo (876- 965-2278)
- Frome Sugar Estate
- Negril Point Lighthouse
- The Seaford Town Museum
- Animal Farm (876- 899-0040)
- Fort Charlotte
- Hanover Museum
- Lucea Clock Tower
- Rhodes Hall Plantation (876-957-6422)
- Ruins at Kenilworth
- St. James
- Bellefield Great House (876-952-2382)
- Greenwood Great House (876- 953-1077)
- Rose Hall Great House (876-953-9982/2323)
- Cockpit Country Interpretive Center (876-844-1940/381-8012)
- Hampden Estates (876-912-9113-4)
- Good Hope Great House (876- 469-3444)
- Outameni Experience (954-4035/617-0948-9)
- St Ann
- Turtle River Falls
- Craighton House Estate (876- 944-8224)
- Green Grotto Caves (876-973-3217)
- Seville Heritage Park (876-972-2191/0665)
- Bob Marley's Nine Miles
- St Mary
- Castleton Botanical Gardens
- Prospect Plantation (876- 974-5335)
- Charlestown Maroon Museum and Safu Yard (876- 445-2861)
- Folly Ruins
- Folly Point Lighthouse
- The Honey Bar
- St. Thomas
- Bath Botanical Gardens
- Morant Bay Courthouse
- Morant Point Lighthouse
- Stokes Hall Ruins
- Stony Gut
- Three Finger Jack’s Cave
Regarding a dependable driver; absolutely, I agree! One of the persons I always recommend is Chester
, he does a great job with his guests.
And the food, there is a little place I learned about recently called Zimabali's Retreats
, you may want to check them out here
Thanks again for choosing Jamaica Faith!
See also: Historical Sites in Jamaica
& Parishes In Jamaica
Wellesley Gayle, My-Island-Jamaica.com
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