Places to Go/ Heritage

St. Andrew

Hollywell National Park is a serene, national park located at 3,500 feet above sea level inside of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park...

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Hope Gardens, formally named the Royal Botanical Gardens, is located on Hope Road in Kingston. The gardens were established in 1873 and were named...

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The Jamaican Iguana, scientifically named Cyclura collei refers to a species native to Jamaica. These iguanas attain a size of up to...

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The day Jamaica became officially free from control by Britain, and is celebrated August 6th to symbolize the removal of our bond to Britain....

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Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish

In Spanish Town, St Catherine, the bridge was designed by Thomas Wilson and built in 1801 by the Walker Ironworks Company. It is believed to be...

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A biscuit made from coconut and sugar that used to be a common snack among children. It may have gotten its name from the jackass or donkey,...

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36 Hope Road, Kingston, Saint Andrew Parish

A historic house and national monument that represents the first official residence of the Prime Minister of Jamaica. More recently, Jamaica House...

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Jonkonnu or John Canoe is a dance celebration of African descent that takes place during the Christmas season. It is now a common aspect of...

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Spanish Town, Saint Catherine Parish

Named after a famous 19th century Cuban exile to Jamaica, the school was built and handed over to Jamaica by the Cuban government. It is in...

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Jubilee Market in downtown Kingston is on the site of the old Solas Market. The name refers to its commemoration of the jubilee of Queen Victoria’...

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