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The most common & popular places (a.k.a points of interests) here in Jamaica are:
Jamaican Jerk Festival
On July 7 every year, the Jerk Barbecue Festival is held all over Jamaica. It's a special celebration for the traditional Jamaican food jerk. Among them, the jerk barbecue festival held in Montego Bay is a relatively large-scale barbecue Festival.
Independence Day of Jamaica
August 6 is Jamaica's independence day. On August 6, 1962, Jamaica gained independence from the British colonial power. Independence Day celebrations in Jamaica include a grand parade in Kingston, the capital, with participants wearing ethnic costumes that represent all aspects of the country's cultural heritage. Music and dance are an integral part of Jamaican life and therefore an integral part of Independence Day celebrations.
It's a big supermarket where you can buy everything you need, from groceries to gadgets. Best of all, it's open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
John R Wong Supermarket
Buy food or other stuff. Located in New Kingston.
One Day Tour of Negril
Located in the western part of Jamaica, Negril is not only an intoxicating natural scenery but also a lively city that never sleeps. During the day, visitors can visit the Seven Mile Beach, one of the world's most popular beaches, visit Mayfield falls, the Negril lighthouse, and taste the freshest seafood.
Dunn's River Falls
Dunne River Falls is the most famous waterfall in Jamaica, near the city of Ocho Rios. The whole waterfall is about 55 meters high and 180 meters long. The waterfall rises in a staircase, with many lagoons dotted in the fall area. The waterfall eventually flows into the Caribbean Sea. Climbing the Dunne falls is a must-try activity for travelers in the area. The cool mountain spring water pours down and washes the stone bed extremely smoothly. Visitors can climb along with the local guide or swim in the small whirlpool of the lagoon. It takes about 1 to 1.5 hours to climb the waterfall. During this time, the guide will also take photos or videos for tourists. Surrounded by green vegetation around the waterfall, visitors do not have to worry about the hot sun during climbing. With the help of a guide and some artificial ropes, the whole climbing process is easy and pleasant
The blue mountains are one of the longest mountains in the Caribbean, covering one-third of the eastern part of Jamaica. The best coffee beans in the world are planted on the hillside, which is in contrast with the dense green forest. The blue mountains are connected to the east end of Kingston, but the coolness of the mountains is in contrast to the sultry heat of the city. Abundant rain makes the plants and plants lush. There are towering trees under the green veil of epiphytic lichens, as well as pineapples, bamboos, ferns, and more than 500 kinds of flowering plants. The mountain also has America's largest butterfly, burrow rabbit, snake, tree frog, neotropical birds, and a variety of rare animals. The blue mountains are located in the east of Jamaica island. When the weather is fine, the brilliant sun shines on the Caribbean Sea. The mountains on the island seem to be covered with a layer of the faint blue fog because of the refraction of the seawater. Therefore, the "Blue Mountain" is given its name.
Highway: the total length of the highway is 11,138 miles, about 3,101 miles is asphalt pavement.
Railway: 210 miles in total. Passenger transport has been suspended since 1992 and is now almost entirely used for the transport of bauxite and alumina.
Water Transport: there are 13 ports along the coast. Kingston is the seventh-largest natural port in the world, covering an area of 25 hectares. It is a major transit station in the Caribbean Sea. It has a modern container terminal and warehouse, and its annual container handling capacity is 1.5 million TEUs.
Air: there are two international airports, Norman Manley Kingston Airport and Donald Sangster Airport.
The Devon house was built by George Stiebel, the son of the housekeeper and Jewish businessman. After making a fortune in Venezuela's gold mines, he bought 99 properties in Jamaica, including 53 acres of St. Andrew's Parish, and built the Devon House there in 1881. There are many Jamaican, Caribbean, British, and French antiques, as well as Jamaican reproductions, which evoke memories of the Jamaican great house from 1860 to 1870. The architectural style of Devon House is representative of the Jamaican Georgia era art style, showing very neat and symmetrical lines. In September 1990, Devon House was designated as a national memorial hall by the National Heritage Trust of Jamaica (JNHT).
Opening hours: Sunday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m;
Address: 26 hope Rd., hope roads, Kingston, Jamaica
Bob Marley Museum, Kingston
The Museum of Bob Marley's former residence is located in a residential area. Although the entrance of this small courtyard is not impressive, it has a unique view. The walls of the courtyard are covered with pictures and cartoons of Bob. The colorful colors and the red, yellow, or black cloth belts around the curtain make the courtyard in the civilian area seem unreal like a fairy tale world. If you've heard about reggae and Bob Marley, even if you're not a fan of his, coming to this yard can feel like a pilgrimage trance. Bob Marley bought the house in 1975. After his death, his wife turned it into a museum. The main hall displays Bob Marley's personal belongings. The living place under the stage of the deceased artist attracts tourists.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 9:30-16:00, closed on Sunday
Address: 6, 56 hope Rd, Kingston, Jamaica
Devon house i-scream: it is the fourth most delicious ice cream in the world.
Nicknamed "Bay of dreams" by Jamaicans. Montego Bay, with a population of 120,000, is the second-largest city in Jamaica. The beautiful white sand beach here is endless, which is a good place for vacation. European and American tourists often come here to enjoy water sports and golf, making it a world-famous Caribbean resort. In 1494, Columbus, who landed in Jamaica, visited the local Arava Indian tribe. It was after 1655 that Columbus became a colony and a resort after the 20th century. Montangobe's name is derived from Manteca (grease) in Spanish. Once upon a time, this place was a loading and unloading port for tallow and lard. With a long history, it has left many places of interest for you to visit.
The site where Columbus, Jamaica, first landed when he discovered Jamaican, is called Discovery Bay. The hill overlooking the sea has been turned into a park with a statue of Columbus and relics such as cannons and emplacements. Another 5 kilometers away, is defeated by the British Spaniards panic escape, known as the "Escape Bay".
Royal Harbor was a city near Kingston port in Central America in the second half of the 17th century. It was also a shipping center in the Caribbean At that time. At that time, Port Royal was a popular haven for marauders and pirates and was considered the "richest and evil" city in the world, a major commercial center. In 1692, the Royal harbor suffered a devastating earthquake, and two-thirds of the city area sank into the Caribbean Sea. After the disaster, Kingston, now the capital of Jamaica, was established on the basis of Port Royal.
Jamaica has a tropical rainforest climate. The rainy season is from May to June and from September to November every year, with the most showers in January and May. The dry season is from December to March of the next year, and the weather turns cool. The half-year period from June to the end of November is a period of the frequent occurrence of hurricanes and tropical storms. The north-central region is rich in rainfall, the climate is generally between 22 and 32 degrees, and the annual average temperature is 27 degrees. The best travel time is from December to March.