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Jamaica, Fort Charles

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Jamaica, Fort Charles See also: Informational portal Fort Charles is located in the suburbs of Kingston – Port Royal. Once it was the most famous pirate harbor, the location of the ships of the famous pirate Henry

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Jamaica, Shail Shalom Synagogue

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Jamaica, Shail Shalom Synagogue See also: World of gadgets Shary Shalom Synagogue – the only synagogue in Jamaica – was built in 1912 on the site of an older building, destroyed by one of the numerous Jamaican

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Jamaica, St. Andrew’s Parish Church

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Jamaica, St. Andrew’s Parish Church The parish church of St. Andrew is one of the oldest churches in Jamaica. It was founded in 1664, and the construction was completed in 1700. The church is a small brick building

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Jamaica, Emancipation Park

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Jamaica, Emancipation Park Emancipation Park was opened in 2002 and is named in honor of the 170th anniversary of the celebration of the abolition of slavery in Jamaica. Everywhere in the park there are elements of African

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Jamaica, William Grant Park

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Jamaica, William Grant Park William Grant Park is one of the cozy parks of the capital of Jamaica. It is decorated with sculptures and carved benches, in the center of the park there is a fountain. Here come the townspeople

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Jamaica, National Heroes Park

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Jamaica, National Heroes Park The park of national heroes appeared after gaining independence in Jamaica – in 1962. Here you can see a lot of monuments to those who took an active part in the struggle for independence

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Jamaica, National Gallery of Jamaica

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Jamaica, National Gallery of Jamaica The National Gallery of Jamaica was opened for visiting in 1974. Here you can see the works of island artists and foreign masters, stylized African sculptures and carvings of Indians,

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Jamaica, Bob Marley Museum

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Jamaica, Bob Marley Museum The house-museum of the famous musician Bob Marley is the most popular landmark of Jamaica. Bob Marley lived here until his death and the layout of the house remained untouched – only a few

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Jamaica, Cook Methodist Church

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Jamaica, Cook Methodist Church The first building of the Methodist Church of Cook was built in 1841, but was killed in the devastating earthquake of 1907. The temple was restored in the Gothic style using red brick.

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Jamaica, the Royal Botanic Garden “Hoop Garden”

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Jamaica, the Royal Botanic Garden “Hoop Garden” The Royal Botanical Garden covers an area of more than 80 hectares. It was founded in 1873 by Major Richard Hope and bears his name. Here you can see a palm grove,

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Jamaica, Kingston Parish Church

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Jamaica, Kingston Parish Church The Kingston Parish Church was built in 1911 on the site of the previous building destroyed by the earthquake in 1907. The clock tower was added after the First World War. The altar of the

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Jamaica, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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Jamaica, Cathedral of the Holy Trinity   The building of the Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in the Byzantine style was built in 1911, but was severely damaged by the hurricane Charlie in 1951. The cathedral

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Jamaica, Kingston Zoo

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Jamaica, Kingston Zoo The zoo was opened in Kingston in 1961. At first it was a purely state-owned enterprise, but due to financing problems the zoo was given under the leadership of the charitable Nature Conservation Center.

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Jamaica, Governor’s House of Jamaica

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Jamaica, Governor’s House of Jamaica   The Government House of Jamaica is the residence and office of the Governor-General, the head of state. In 1872, Kingston became the capital of Jamaica, but the first building

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Jamaica, Devon House

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Jamaica, Devon House Devon House – a magnificent colonial-style mansion, was built in the late 19th century by the first black millionaire of Jamaica, George Stibel. Now here is a museum, exhibits which illustrate