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    Tourist Attractions in Jamaica

    The most interesting tourist attractions places in Jamaica. Photos and a brief description.

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    About Jamaica

    Jamaica is a country of carelessness and unity with nature. She’s just incredible here and will surprise any traveler. The snow-white beaches and clear waters of Jamaica attract vacationers from all parts of the world. Tourism is an important part of the country’s economy, so visitors will not be bored here.

    The main resorts of the island are Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio. Everyone can boast of gorgeous beaches and swimming conditions. There is a lagoon in Port Antonio, which attracted many filmmakers. Everyone who comes to Jamaica wants to see her.

    Top Tourist Attractions in Jamaica

    Negril Beach

    It is a settlement in the west of Jamaica. Once it attracted freedom-loving hippies, but today it has become a resort for wealthy Americans. The main attraction is the 11-kilometer Negril beach. Even in the hottest weather, its snow-white coral sand does not heat up and does not bake. This is the best diving spot in all of Jamaica. The atmosphere of absolute carelessness in Negril has an incredibly attractive force.

    Negril Beach
    Dunns River Waterfalls

    Dunns River Waterfalls

    These waterfalls are one of the most popular attractions in Jamaica. They are located in a beautiful tropical forest, which is declared a natural park, near the town of Ocho Rios. The total height of the waterfalls is 180 meters. They are unique in that they flow down rectangular and round projections. It's easy to climb up them, which is what all visitors are doing. The water in the waterfall is cool and very pleasant.

    Kingston

    The capital of Jamaica, the birthplace of reggae and Bob Marley music, is Kingston. The city has a very vibrant nightlife, many bars and discos. A very interesting museum is Bob Marley's house, where you can see the studio where he recorded songs. The city has the Rockfort Fortress, St. Thomas Cathedral, a very beautiful Devon House. There is also a Jamaican market, many restaurants and cafes and beaches with all conditions for active recreation.

    Kingston
    Doctors Cave Beach

    Doctors Cave Beach

    One of the most popular and comfortable beaches for recreation. It is located in Montego Bay. There is only snow-white sand and turquoise water on the beach. Merchants are not allowed on it, they do not play sports on it and do not listen to loud music. Due to its location, the beach is protected from the winds. There is always calm water here. It is ideal for diving, swimming, snorkeling. Restaurants and bars can be found near the beach.

    Rose Hall

    Rose Hall has the fame of the most famous mansion in Jamaica. In 1770 it was built on a high hill for £30,000. This is a chic mansion with a huge plantation where slaves worked. Today, the estate has been restored and guided tours are held in it. They are based on the legend of the White Witch Rose Hall, who killed husbands and tortured slaves. Inside the mansion there is a restaurant and a bar, it is filled with antique furniture.

    Rose Hall
    City of Falmouth

    City of Falmouth

    One of the best preserved Georgian towns in the Caribbean. Once a highly developed city: water supply appeared here earlier than in New York. Here you can look at old houses, swim in clean water and buy souvenirs. There are a lot of them here, because recently a port has been opened in Falmouth, which accepts large cruise liners. There are a lot of tourists here.

    Port Royal

    The former center of maritime trade in the Caribbean is known as the city of pirates. There was always a lot of space in its port, it was easy to find prey in the city, and it was also close to safe sea routes. Today it is an abandoned city that is beginning to disappear under water. The most interesting thing about it is 5 forts. Some of them are only occasionally shown from under the water, and in one there is a museum.

    Port Royal
    Martha Brae River

    Martha Brae River

    It is a mountain river near Falmouth. Its length is 32 km . She is known for her legend about Martha's gold and the witch who guarded it. The favorite entertainment of tourists is rafting on the river. Guides ferry those who wish on 9-meter bamboo rafts. During the trip, you can stop, walk along the beach and swim.

    Bob Marley Museum

    One of the most visited places in Jamaica, which attracts reggae lovers and Bob Marley fans. The house is located in Kingston. It became a museum in 1985. There is a monument to the singer in the courtyard, portraits of him on the walls, a multicolored blanket and a guitar in the shape of a star in the bedroom. There are bullet holes in the wall of the house. In 1976, Bob Marley was assassinated in his own home.

    Bob Marley Museum
    Blue Mountains and John Crow Mountains

    Blue Mountains and John Crow Mountains

    This is a national park in the east of Jamaica with an area of 495 km2. It has virgin nature and very rich vegetation, many endemics. Once the mountains were home to slaves who hid from the Europeans and set traps for them. The highest point of the park and the entire island is Blue Mountain Peak. Its height is 2256 meters. It offers an amazing view of the island. They say you can even see the shores of Cuba.

    Fern Gully Road

    This is a road through a lush forest with beautiful nature, an abundance of flowers and ferns. It is because of them that it got its name. There are more than 500 species of them in the forest. The road was built in 1907 and is now considered one of the natural wonders of Jamaica. The path begins in Ocho Rios and stretches for almost 5 km through green thickets that form a natural tunnel.

    Fern Gully Road
    Port Antonio

    Port Antonio

    A cozy and quiet city in the east of Jamaica. There are neat, beautiful streets, very tasty cuisine, beaches and jungles. Exotic birds and butterflies live in them. There are picturesque waterfalls in the vicinity of the city. The main attraction of the island is the Blue Lagoon. Its incredible water color and local landscapes served as the scenery for the film of the same name.

    Rio Grande River

    It is the longest river on the island. Its length is almost 100 km. It attracts more and more tourists every year. With guides, they go down the river. This is one of the most picturesque and peaceful rafting routes in the world. There are a lot of greenery and birds around during the descent. They sail along the river on long bamboo rafts.

    Rio Grande River
    Trench Town

    Trench Town

    This is the area of Kingston, which was originally planned as a beautiful quarter. And as a result, it became not quite a prosperous area, the birthplace of reggae and the home for young Bob Marley. It is Trench Town that he recalls in the song "No woman, no cry". The crime rate in the area is high, but tourists are not afraid of it. This is a place that shows the life of the locals from the other side, but it's better to be careful there.

    YS Falls

    The waterfall is located in a secluded rural area. It's quiet and peaceful here. The height of the waterfall is 36 meters. It consists of 7 levels. Each of them has a pool with cool water. Near it there are many souvenir shops, restaurants, picnic areas, a playground. From entertainment – bungee jumping, rope-rope road and tubing.

    YS Falls
    Dolphin Cove

    Dolphin Cove

    The best attraction in the Caribbean was created by nature itself. Dolphin Cove is a natural bay surrounded by the tropics. Dolphins, stingrays, crocodiles, sharks, exotic birds live in it. Visitors can train dolphins, walk on the bottom in a special helmet and play with them, watch a shark show and just lie on the snow-white beach. All animals are in a natural environment, so they are very friendly.

    Black River River

    This is a 53 km long river, which is surrounded by amazing and unique nature. More than 100 species of birds live here. There are crocodiles in the waters of the river. Tourists are taken on safari, where they have the opportunity to admire nature, see large crocodiles and their cubs. About 300 of these animals live in the river. On the way, guides usually tell a lot of interesting things about their area and the river.

    Black River River
    Royal Palm Nature Reserve

    Royal Palm Nature Reserve

    This is a beautiful forest that is home to more than 300 species of animals, reptiles, butterflies. The reserve has the second largest wetland in Jamaica. There are 114 species of plants growing here. Among them is the royal palm, which is endemic. There is a 10-meter observation tower in the reserve, which offers a beautiful view.

    Mystical Mountain Amusement Park

    The park is located in the city of Ocho Rios. It has a very beautiful Jamaican nature. There you can ride a funicular, passing over the treetops and admiring the views, do bobsleigh, make a descent on ropes. There is a small but cute water park on the territory of the park. While riding the roller coaster, the view again opens up gorgeous views of the city and the embankment.

    Mystical Mountain Amusement Park
    Devon House

    Devon House

    This is the residence of the Jamaican millionaire George Stibel. The house is built in the English colonial style. Admission is free, but it costs money to listen to the tour. Among the exhibits are things bought by the first owner of the house. There is a beautiful park near the estate. On its territory there are restaurants, shops with souvenirs and George's things Stibel.

    National Gallery of Jamaica

    The museum was founded in 1974. It is the oldest among the art museums in the English-speaking part of the Caribbean. The gallery presents works of both early classical and modern art. The exhibition of ceramics by Cecil Bo and sculptures by Edna Manley is very popular. The museum hosts excursions and lectures for children. Every even-numbered year, the museum hosts a national biennale.

    National Gallery of Jamaica
    Blue Lagoon in Port Antonio

    Blue Lagoon in Port Antonio

    A favorite place of tourists and filmmakers. According to legend, a dragon lives in the lagoon. Once the locals thought that it had no bottom at all. The lagoon is 60 meters deep. Warm and cold currents are mixed in the water, so the temperature difference is felt when diving. During the day, the lagoon magically changes color, shimmering with different colors.

    Rich Waterfalls

    This is a mountain waterfall surrounded by tropical forests. It is located in Port Antonio. Visitors can not only swim, but also climb to the top of the waterfall. Rescuers are on duty there. The waterfall is also notable for its underwater caves, where tourists can climb. This place is calm and not noisy, and the waterfall is very beautiful.

    Rich Waterfalls
    Gloucester Avenue

    Gloucester Avenue

    The main tourist street of Montego Bay. It is located near the international airport, you can walk here. It has the largest number of souvenir shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. The most popular are Margaritaville, Blue Beat and Pear One. You can dance in them all night. Due to the large influx of tourists, there are a lot of pickpockets on the street, so you need to be careful.