Nine Mile is a little town in the hills of the Parish of St Ann where Robert Nesta Marley, popularly called Bob Marley was born. Marley left Nine Mile at an early age for Kingston to pursue his music carer but from time to time he would return to his birth place to visit his mother, family and to just chill, meditate and write songs. Nine Mile is his final resting place after he died in 1981.
Bob Marley is no doubt an icon of the world, renowned for his reggae music and one of the most talked about people from Jamaica. Born Robert Nesta Marley in 1945 in a little town called Nine Mile in the Parish of St Ann in Jamaica, this beloved son of Jamaica who touched the heart and lives of millions worldwide was also laid to rest in Nine Mile in 1981.Be a part of the pilgrimage of tens of thousands of fans who flocked to his birth place and final resting place known as Nine Mile. Enjoy the scenic view of the country side as you travel through the hills and deep into the mountains through several small towns. Experience the other side of Jamaica far from the resort towns and buildings as you travel inland to pay respect to the King of Reggae music.