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Delve into Kingston in Jamaica

Kingston in the region of Kingston with its 937,700 residents is a city in Jamaica and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Kingston is now 06:09 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Jamaica " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tree Grove, Spanish Town, St Ann's Bay, Port Royal, and Portmore. While being here, make sure to check out Tree Grove . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Kingston ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Sean Paul Hardcore (Blaze Fia Riddim)

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Sean Paul "Hardcore" - Buy on iTunes znc.bz Taken from Various Artists - Blaze Fia Riddim (Dutty Rock Productions) With the release of the Blaze Fia Riddim,Grammy Award winning artist Sean Paul has ta ..

The Fiery Furnaces - Nevers from Album: Bitter Tea

5:03 min by captainpondro
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Origin: New York City, USA Genre: Indie rock, Indie pop, Psychedelic pop Experimental rock Years active: 2000 - present Label(s): Rough Trade Records Fat Possum Records Thrill Jockey lyrics: There's a ..


Shame in the City

2:07 min by Jamaica Observer
Views: 6074 Rating: 5.00

BUSINESS operators in sections of downtown Kingston yesterday expressed frustration over the filthy state of and general lawlessness in the country's main commercial hub... Read more: www.jamaicaobser ..

Bob Marley Museum - Kingston, Jamaica

1:21 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa
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tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Bob Marley Museum Kingston The world-famous reggae star's home, displaying Marley's guitar and other arti ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Mico University College

The Mico University College (The Mico) is an institution of higher education in Kingston, Jamaica. Its mission is "to offer its students opportunities for academic success and professional advancement through a rich and diverse curriculum". The Mico was founded in 1835 through the Lady Mico Charity, one of four teacher training institutions established during this period in the British colonies and the only one to survive until the present.

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Located at 17.99 -76.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1835, Universities and colleges in the Caribbean, Universities in Jamaica

Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts

The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts operates from a single campus, located in Kingston, Jamaica. This Government of Jamaica institution, formally known as the Cultural Training Centre, was in 1995 reclassified as a tertiary institution and renamed to its current name.

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Located at 18.00 -76.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Colleges in Jamaica, Educational institutions established in 1995

Wolmer's Schools

Wolmer's Schools, located in Kingston, Jamaica consists of Wolmer's Pre-School, Wolmer's Prep School and two high schools Wolmer's Girls' School and Wolmer's Boys' School. The original school is the second oldest (Combermere in Barbados was established in 1695) English speaking school in the Caribbean. The Wolmer's Schools are considered among Jamaica's most prestigious schools, with a traditional British-style uniforms, a Christian ethos, homework, and a firm disciplinary code.

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Located at 17.99 -76.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1736 establishments, Educational institutions established in the 1730s, Schools in Jamaica

Up-Park Camp

Up-Park Camp (often Up Park Camp) was the headquarters of the British Army in Jamaica from the late 18th century to independence in 1962. From that date, is has been the headquarters of the Jamaica Defence Force. It is located in the heart of Kingston. The mortality rate of British soldiers in Jamaica was very high, particular as a result of yellow fever. A 156-acre estate known as Up Park Pen was purchased by the War Department in 1784, to set up barracks.

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Located at 17.99 -76.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Airports in Jamaica, British Army bases, British Empire, Buildings and structures in Kingston, Jamaica, Military of Jamaica

National Heroes Park

National Heroes Park is a botanical garden in Kingston, Jamaica. The largest open space in Kingston at 20 hectares in size, National Heroes Park features numerous monuments, and is the burial site of many of Jamaica's National Heroes, Prime Ministers, and cultural leaders.

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Located at 17.98 -76.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Botanical gardens in Jamaica, Monuments and memorials in Jamaica, National monuments and memorials, Parks in Jamaica