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Address: Kingston, Jamaica
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Kingston City Tour
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Jamaican Music History Tour of Kingston

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Jamaican downtown

A detour to the airport, took us through a series of side streets in Trench Town. Made famous by Bob Marley and an infamous history this area needs investment in housing and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
Henlow, United Kingdom
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Henlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A detour to the airport, took us through a series of side streets in Trench Town. Made famous by Bob Marley and an infamous history this area needs investment in housing and infrastructure.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Visiting Trench Town was a pilgrimage in some ways to see where the great Marley grew up, but the place is still filled with good music and friendly people who are only too happy to share it with you. A great experience for the intrepid traveller.

Thank Norma S
Kingston, Jamaica
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

An dusk drive through Trenchtown captures the essence of Kingston and brings you back to Bob Marley's 1970's. Kids home from school, parents chilling outside houses painted in wacky murals n colours, washing hanging out, bonfires n loud music playing.

Thank jammie2015
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I went on a tour with my driver. This is a fascinating area, I would not recommend walking, but super interesting.

Thank Megan D
San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This neighborhood is the birth place of reaggae.it is worth pay the 20 dollar fee to some local guide who will take you around first, second and third street, former home of some of the greatest reggae artists

Thank Francesco L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

You want to see the real Jamaica??? Go here the birth place of reggae and a place where so many greats came out of. Trenchtown is a place that has a troubled past and a lot of history but you will meet nothing but beautiful people there.

2 Thank Gazza M
Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I have been visiting Trench Town several times and it can be a dangerous place special at night but it has a lot of history if you are a reggae lover.Bob Marley wrote about Trench Town in his songs. The best is going with same local who knows the neighbourhood but during daytime is safe and the people is nice... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The place is an outstanding part of history with so many things to do and this was one of my favorites by far. I recommend this to anyone who would want to see real environment ad enjoy their time.

Thank Brooklyn M
Martos, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We have visited other ghettoes in different countries, most notably Cape Town, and I cannot help a feeling of voyeurism on these occasions. It was the same here, peering at other people's misfortune does not sit comfortably with me. Actually we did not set out to visit Trenchtown, the taxi driver pointed it out on the way from Island Studios... More 

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

You can go to the "official" Bob Marley museum, but if you really want to see the real environment that surrounded the raise of the Raggae phenomenon you should visit Trench Town. It is true, the place is evidence of the degrade from years of incompetent administration, but the human side of the place is immensely more real and impressive.... More 

2 Thank MaxC59

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