Kingston shopping

Music in Kingston

Rockers International

Orange St was once home to a host of fabulous music shops, but Rockers International is one of the few remaining. Still, it has the best pick of reggae, dub and ska music in Kingston, all lovingly pressed on vinyl, …
Books in Kingston


Excellent New Kingston bookshop. Stock includes a strong selection of titles on Jamaica and the Caribbean, including guidebooks and a fiction section dedicated to Caribbean writers. Also carries a good range of inte…
Shopping Center in Kingston

Sovereign Centre

Shopping mall (and important Kingston navigational landmark), with a supermarket, food court and cinema.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Kingston


Tourist souvenir shop that has it all, from jerk sauce and Blue Mountain coffee to every green, gold and black item of Jamaica-branded clothing you could ever hope for.
Art in Kingston

Grosvenor Galleries

Excellent contemporary art and crafts by local artists.
Art in Kingston

Bolivar Bookshop & Gallery

Works by some of Jamaica’s leading artists are on offer here, and there are also rare books, antiques and maps.
Mall in Kingston

Liguanea Post Mall

Generic low-rise shopping plaza.
Books in Kingston


The Blue Mountain coffee and muffin counter at this bookshop makes you want to linger longer, which is a good job as the book selection can be a bit thin. Regular events featuring local authors make up for it.