Spanish Town’s finest old buildings enfold this square, established by the Spanish as the center of Jamaica’s capital city in 1534....
People’s Museum of Crafts & Technology
On the west side of Parade Square is the porticoed Georgian redbrick facade of the ruins of the Old King’s House , a once-grandiose...
House of Assembly
On the eastern side of Parade Square is the redbrick House of Assembly, erected in 1762 and today housing the offices of the St...
Curry goat, oxtail and beans, brown stew chicken and a host of chow mein dishes served on plastic tablecloths under dim lighting.
Courthouse Ruins information
Lonely Planet review
Moving to the south side of Parade Square, you pass the fenced-off Courthouse Ruins, destroyed in 1986 by fire. The Georgian building dates from 1819, when it was used as a chapel and armory, with the town hall upstairs.