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Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica located on the southeastern coast of island. Buzzing with cosmopolitan ambience, bustling with sunshine, decked with incredible colonial architecture, vibrant street culture and authenticity of its people make it a sprawling city that you surely fell in love with. Sitting between the world’s seventh largest natural harbour and wall of Blue Mountains, it will impress its each traveller with is sheer size and multifaceted character. It boasts wide array of historical and cultural attractions along with sophisticated and sizzling nightlife that attract travellers to this happening place. On a holiday trip, visitors just can’t afford to miss the stately mansions and art galleries along the beaches and Bob Marley sights that they surely love to visit.

Why Go

A holiday trip over here is best spent on one of its beach resort adjacent to city itself. Kingston is a center of attraction for reggae fanatics, those who follow Rastafarians and those who are inclined towards Caribbean art and music. On a visit to this beautiful destination you’ll found it an enigmatic place which has idyllic tropical landscape, beautiful beaches with Blue Mountain that provides it a perfect backdrop, beckoning hikers and bird watches to have a great time at its slopes. Explore the Devon House which is an example of Jamaican Georgian architecture. If you want to understand Jamaican art and culture then the best place is National Gallery. You surely fall in love with its historic old buildings and picturesque Spanish towns. From hiking on the trails of misty Blue Mountains to horseback riding on the beach from lively nightlife to the intoxicating reggae music, explore the city the way you want and enjoy its spirit.

Best Time to Visit

Jamaica has tropical climate with year-round constant high temperatures and humidity with little seasonal variation. The country has two seasons dry and wet. The capital of the country lies on the dry part of the island and thus receives very less or average rain. The rainy season occurs in May and June and later in October and November. Tropical storms and hurricanes can occur between July and November. The dry season between mid-December and mid-April is the most popular time to visit it. If you are travelling on budget then the best time is wet season when prices tend to be lower and things are less crowded.

Major Tourist Attractions

Bustling, soulful and to some extent unclean , Kingston is the heart of Caribbean’s most alluring islands and mesmerize visitors with its natural beauty, happening nightlife and rocking party scene. Guests found it attractive due to its colonial past, bustling markets and distinctly Afro-Caribbean flavor. Among the major attractions the Blue Mountain is the prominent one. Towering across eastern Jamaica this 45 Km long mountain range is constantly masked with mist that gives mountains a bluish color. The John Crow National Park at the base of the mountains is a home to wide variety of exotic flora and fauna. The lowest slopes of mountains are covered with coffee plantations and visitors can even take coffee tours to some of the larger coffee estates. Taking biking tour is one of the best ways to explore the spellbound beauty of these peaks. Bob Marley Museum who was responsible for making reggae music a global phenomenon is among its major attractions. Hope Botanical Garden, a 2000acres is an oasis of beauty in the middle of downtown Kingston is the largest botanical garden in West Indies is also worth visiting.

Festivals and Events

Community events and festivals is an important way to celebrate and is a major part of life of people over here. These events range from small public celebrations to major music festivals. Some of the most celebrated days include Australia Day in Kingston, Globe to Globe World Music Festival, Kingston Harvest Festival, Mordialloc Food, Wine and Music Festival, Carols By the Bay etc that you surely love and enjoy to be part of them.