Kingston Highlights

Tuff Gong Recording Studio: Bob Marley's production base offers a "Making of Music" tour, including a visit to the studio, record printing shop, gallery, and herb garden.

National Gallery: The National Gallery is the crown jewel of the Institute of Jamaica, where visitors can view Jamaican art from its roots to the present day.

Liberty Hall: The building where Marcus Garvey based his United Negro Improvement Association today houses a multimedia gallery and reference library on all things Garvey, Jamaica's first national hero and one of the most influential men of the 20th century.

National Heroes Park: The one-stop shop to learn about the people whose contributions are paramount to the Jamaican experience, from slavery to independence.

Emancipation Park: The most judicious starting point for a walk around New Kingston, the park has an impressive statue sculpted by Laura Facey evoking emancipation.

Devon House: The former house of self-made Jamaican millionaire George Steibel, the museum fronts an array of great shops and restaurants.

Bob Marley Museum: Jamaica's most revered son is alive and stronger each day thanks to the music and unstoppable legacy featured at 56 Hope Road.

Mutual Gallery: This is an essential gallery for art enthusiasts keen to get a preview of the up-and-coming artists in Jamaica's dynamic arts scene.

Hellshire: An assortment of fried fish and lobster shacks crowd this popular weekend spot where Kingstonians relish the rustic chic.

Lime Cay: Once a haven for buccaneers, this sleepy outpost comes alive on weekends with sound systems, fried fish, and an idyllic beach.