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Headed to Kingston? Here's what you shouldn't miss!

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Kingston is the capital of New York where it is known for being a historic town due to its rich heritage and numerous buildings that boast stunning architectural designs. The city is also known for markets where visitors could shop for various types of items.

In Kingston you will find some beautiful attractions that you just cannot miss! Places like Bamboo Avenue, Trekking Into Cockpit Country and many more. Continue reading to know more.

Kingston © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Peeter Viisimaa Getty Image) Kingston

1. Bamboo Avenue

Bamboo Avenue is a two-and-a-half-mile stretch of road between Lacovia and Middle Quarters located in Jamaica. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (ArtEvent ET Getty Image) Bamboo Avenue is a two-and-a-half-mile stretch of road between Lacovia and Middle Quarters located in Jamaica.

Bamboo Avenue is lined with giant bamboo plants which tower and cross in the middle of the road to form a shady tunnel. This place is very cool and scenic, visitors pass through this area and stop to learn the history of this location and take beautiful photos. Driving through this place gives a pleasant experience.

2. Trekking Into Cockpit Country

Cockpit Country has a few hidden paths worth exploring if you're looking for a spectacular Jamaica hiking adventure. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Caribbeanbirdingtrail Image) Cockpit Country has a few hidden paths worth exploring if you're looking for a spectacular Jamaica hiking adventure.

The Cockpit Country, hilly and dense terrain with limestone denudations encompassing three parishes and comprising over 500 square miles, is often regarded as Jamaica's most inhospitable region.Hundreds of rivers, streams, and caves run beneath the surface of the Cockpit Country, providing some of the best spelunking experiences in the Caribbean. The Cockpit Country boasts the most plant and animal diversity of any place on the island. It's a gold mine for birdwatchers, plant lovers, and scientists who have a thorough understanding of the diverse species.

3. Spa Day At Strawberry Hill

Enjoy a day full of pampering and relaxing while admiring the beautiful view of nature at Strawberry Hill. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Jamaicaquesttours Image) Enjoy a day full of pampering and relaxing while admiring the beautiful view of nature at Strawberry Hill.

Strawberry Hill, located in Jamaica, is a hotel most famous for the stunning and picturesque scenery it offers. It features breathtaking views of both the city's skylines and the towering mountains which are perfect for those who love sightseeing. There is also a spa at Strawberry Hill where visitors could relax and unwind while enjoying the great sights the Jamaica hills offer.

4. Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records

Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records is a unique restaurant that is founded by the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Tripadvisor Image) Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records is a unique restaurant that is founded by the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt.

Usain Bolt’s Tracks & Records, located in Jamaica, is one of the most unique restaurants in the country as it features Usain bolt's favorite Jamaican delicacies and snacks. The restaurant also boasts a cool atmosphere where sports, music, Jamaican culture, and food collide.

5. Bob Marley Museum

The museum is located on the location of the famed musician's house in Kingston, Jamaica. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Jeff Greenberg Getty Image) The museum is located on the location of the famed musician's house in Kingston, Jamaica.

The gift store sells a broad range of Bob Marley merchandise, including clothes, footwear, keychains, posters, postcards, mugs, and more. When Barack Obama was in Jamaica, he was the first to tour the museum. The family of Bob Marley gave birth to the world's first worldwide cannabis brand.

6. Devon House

Devon House is a heritage site known for being the former home of Jamaica's first black millionaire, George Stiebel. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Narvikk Getty Image) Devon House is a heritage site known for being the former home of Jamaica's first black millionaire, George Stiebel.

Devon House, located in Kingston, is a house built in 1881 and served as the former residence of George Stiebel who is famous for being the first black millionaire of the country. The house was restored and operated as a house museum where visitors are able to learn more about the house's history and the life of George Stiebel.

7. National Heroes Park

National Heroes Park is a botanical garden located in Kingston, Jamaica. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Leonid Andronov Getty Image) National Heroes Park is a botanical garden located in Kingston, Jamaica.

National Heroes Park is also the burial place of many National leaders, cultural leaders, Prime Ministers. This place was earlier a horse race track. This park is with lots of Jamaican history and culture which makes this place an exciting one. Visitors can get beautiful selfies or photos with the statues of soldiers and sculptures of the park.

8. Reach Falls

Reach Falls is a magnificent eco-attraction nestled in the John Crow Mountain Range's Montane Forrest. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Marlon Trottmann Getty Image) Reach Falls is a magnificent eco-attraction nestled in the John Crow Mountain Range's Montane Forrest.

The attraction offers a unique combination of luxury, leisure, and adventure. Reach Falls was found by escaping slaves from the adjacent parish of St. Thomas. It is located in a natural rain forest and is about an hour and a half drive from Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

9. Enjoy Reggae Music

A popular Jamaican genre that originates from Kingston, home to the famous Bob Marley Museum. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Globalvoices Image) A popular Jamaican genre that originates from Kingston, home to the famous Bob Marley Museum.

Reggae is a form of music based on Jamaica's first pop style. It employs heavy beat rhythms. Reggae is also known as the voice of the oppressed. The roots of Reggae music can be discovered on Orange street where the music originated. Reggae music has been popularized worldwide by the contributions of its greatest pioneer, Bob Marley which also made him a popular figure.

10. Grand Palladium In Montego Bay

Grand Palladium in Montego Bay is a hotel that offers a breathtaking view of Jamaica's beaches. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Wikimedia Image) Grand Palladium in Montego Bay is a hotel that offers a breathtaking view of Jamaica's beaches.

Visitors looking for a place to stay while visiting Jamaica will surely love the Grand Palladium in Montego Bay. It is a hotel that offers not only quality accommodations complete with facilities but also features a stunning view of Jamaica's beaches.

11. Jamaica National Gallery

Learn more about the country's history and culture through various engaging exhibits at Jamaica National Gallery. © Provided by Microsoft Travel (Staticflickr Image) Learn more about the country's history and culture through various engaging exhibits at Jamaica National Gallery.

Jamaica National Gallery, located in Jamaica, houses numerous informative exhibits where they showcase and reflect the history and culture of Jamaica. Visitors would surely love the oldest and largest museum in the Caribbean for its various displays of Jamaican art and other items.

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