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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Movie Theatre
“Best place to catch the latest movie and experience Jamaicans at their best”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sublocality
  • 2 locals recommend
Lounge
$$$
“Head to Downtown by the Waterfront to enjoy a drink and some of the delicious dishes that Ribbiz has to offer”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Learn about Jamaica History and visit The Giddy House & the Museum at Port Royal. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This is a public transportation bus center, to get transport to go within the Kingston metropolitan Area.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
“Downtown Kingston is the Industrial and Business Hub of Jamaica. It features most major Cooperate Headquarters, the main Produce Market, Bargain Shopping & much more. It's best to venture with a guide”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Fish, Lobster and Shrimp in an unparalleled Jamaican ambiance. Long drive to Port Royal but worth it”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Opens 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Liberty Hall is part of the Institute of Jamaica.It was opened in 1923 and became the worldwide headquarters of the United Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in 1927. It is now a multi-media museum dedicated to Marcus Garvey who was Jamaica’s first official national hero. The outside of the place is decorated with cheerful mosaics and a mural depicting Marcus Garvey. The Museum features interactive and multimedia exhibits of the life and work of Marcus Garvey”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“The water front area is beautifully kept and alive all day and night with music and festivals including taste of Kingston etc City hall is a lovely backdrop to the boats in the harbour that come and go Great place for families”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“FRESH Foods and Vegetables. This is the MAJOR street market in the heart of Kingston. Rain or Shine on Saturdays it still going strong for years now. The experience, the vibe, the food, the people, the smells it's amazing. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“This is a shopping market with local vendors from the island's countryside selling their goods which is primarily locally grown produce. It is not a tourist destination perse and it is located to nearby urban communities that don't have the nicest reputations. That being said walk with on JMD and no more than 5,000JMD which is equivalent to 40 USD. It is good little market for variety and those who like to haggle, it is dirt cheap and a good experience. Go in search of Gross Mitchell Bananas they are the best. ”
  • 1 local recommends
College Library
“The National Library of Jamaica is Jamaica's premier library for fostering and promoting the nation's knowledge of its history, heritage and information sources. The Library collects and preserves and documents and other media and facilitates access to the nation's cultural heritage. Check out one of their exhibits, book or poetry readings. Or make a deposit of your own Jamaican work for posterity. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Convention Center
“Built in 1892, it was the meeting place for the United Nations' International Seabed Authority. It is worth popping inside for the free guided tour, not least to admire the intriguing wicker-basket and bamboo ceilings and walls!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“A hotspot for those who want authentic Jamaican foods or suveniers, only 8 minutes away”
  • 2 locals recommend
Jewellery Store
“FnB Restaurant inside! A revelation - it may say Swiss Stores but when you open the door, a v cool restaurant awaits! Great Jamaican food plus Jamaican style Chinese and rotis. Meeting point for weekend Art Walks as part of Kingston's UNESCO designation as a Creative City. Plus Music and Theatre talks held here.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Church
“Sitting at the southeast corner of the park and serving a congregation of true Kingstonians - those "born under the clock" (within earshot of its bell). The original church was destroyed in the 1907 earthquake and was replaced by the existing building. Note the tomb dating to 1699, the year the original was built.”
  • 1 local recommends