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Top Choice Gallery in Kingston

National Gallery of Jamaica

The superlative collection of Jamaican art housed by the National Gallery is the finest on the island and should on no account be missed. As well as offering a distinctly Jamaican take on international artistic tren…
Top Choice Museum in Kingston

Bob Marley Museum

The large, creaky, colonial-era wooden house on Hope Rd, where Bob Marley lived and recorded from 1975 until his death in 1981, is the city’s most-visited site. Today the house functions as a tourist attraction, mus…
Top Choice Area in Kingston

Lifeyard

An innovative art and permaculture scheme, Lifeyard is regenerating an area of downtown Kingston once beset with gang problems. The program is centered on an urban farming project, and its Rastafari organizers have …
Top Choice Club in Kingston

Dub Club

Dub Club is a house party that's become a Jamaican brand. And what a house! Set high on Jack's Hill, it looks down over the lights of Kingston, twinkling in the night. The huge sound system treats you to the deepest…
Top Choice Museum in Kingston

Liberty Hall

At the end of a tree-lined courtyard, decorated with cheerful mosaics and a mural depicting Marcus Garvey, stands Liberty Hall, the headquarters of Garvey’s UNIA (United Negro Improvement Association) in the 1930s. …
Top Choice Vegetarian in Kingston

Mi Hungry

Mi Hungry serves up 'sun cooked' I-tal food that you wouldn't believe. Their 'pleaza' comes with a base of seeds and grains, topped with sun-dried tomatoes and crunchy veg (we recommend ackee with a few chilies) and…
Top Choice Jerk in Kingston

Andy’s

If you’re after the best authentically prepared jerk chicken and pork in Kingston, then Andy’s is well worth the travel. This nondescript corner stop gets particularly busy in the evenings, when locals line up for t…
Top Choice Museum in Kingston

Devon House

This beautiful colonial house was built in 1881 by George Stiebel, the first black millionaire in Jamaica. Antique lovers will enjoy the visit, highlights of which include some very ornate porcelain chandeliers. Not…
Top Choice Jerk in Kingston

Sweetwood Jerk

Our favorite New Kingston jerk joint, this place is popular with Uptown office workers and gets particularly busy once they knock off. Spicy, meaty offerings can be enjoyed in the outdoor sitting area facing Emancip…
Top Choice Bakery in Kingston

Devon House Bakery

Those in the know swear by patties served up in this small bakery located at Devon House. We're inclined to agree that they're some of the best in Jamaica (albeit at a slightly premium price). Lobster patty, anyone?…