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Kingston Map, Jamaica

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Kingston Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Kingston with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Kingston useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Kingston!

Kingston History

Kingston’s past extends to 1692, when the survivors of the devastating earthquake that destroyed Port Royal, arrived as refugees here. At that time, more than 2,000 people died in Port Royal and nearly two thirds of the city plunged into the sea. The initial migrants set up camp in what is known as the hog craw of Colonel Barry, shortly called as Barry’s. The government bought 200 acres of land from Sir William... read more

Kingston Sightseeing

If you like art, then you may also want to go to the National Gallery which has more modern art by Jamaican artists.  Another historical spot to go to is the Port Royal Area that used to be a frequent lingering spot for pirates during the 1600s. read more

Kingston Nightlife

Nightlife excursions are very popular in Kingston. It consists of a boat ride on the sea or on the river at the beginning, followed up by rounds of drinking in an open bar accompanied by a supper based on a true Jamaican cuisine. The night excursion ends with partying along with native floorshows by limbo dancers and live reggae bands belting out Jamaican hits. It leaves the visitors spellbound.   read more

Kingston Travel Guide

Kingston is the capital of this English speaking (former) British colony  and the discovery of this picturesque nation is etched in the pages of every historical annal and dates back to the day when Christopher Columbus chanced upon its shores, mistakenly thinking he had arrived in India.  read more

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