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Address: Port Royal, Kingston, Jamaica
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Port Royal Heritage Tour from Kingston
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A nice stroll just beforw the rain

We visited Fort Charles around noon on a Sunday, with rain clouds gathering just off the coast. We walked to the small museum buildings, which as other reviewers have said, has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 February 2017
Big Lake, Minnesota
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Big Lake, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited Fort Charles around noon on a Sunday, with rain clouds gathering just off the coast. We walked to the small museum buildings, which as other reviewers have said, has just a few artifacts, we were met in the second small building by a friendly and charming guide. I hadn't realized he was there to give a tour, but... More 

Thank jrudnits
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

This was my third time visiting Port Royal and I loved it just the same, as always I was sure to stop by Giddy house. Nothing but great things to say about Port Royal, perfectly preserved piece of History.

Thank Jehan Indira H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very good historical tour of Port Royal and Jamaica. Get a docent to show you around. If you go at the end of the day you'll be ready for a cold one at any local pub.

Thank DBKuper
Cartagena, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

An interesting travel to the times when the Caribbean was the main route for Spanish ships trying to bring collected gold and silver from their American colonies to Spain and English pirates trying to get the treasures from the Spanish ships. This was one of the main English bases. Besides visiting a significant part of the original building you will... More 

Thank happyjaveller
Kingston, Jamaica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Port Royal and Fort Charles have great historical value. It is rich with history, there are so many questions that I had about that period...I mean come on Port Royal was once considered the "wickedest place on Earth". So suffice to say I was super excited to visit this location. I got there on a Sat evening with my boyfriend... More 

Thank jhean7
Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The potential from an historic and income generating perspective is immense! Just needs some though (which I'm sure has been given), and commitment (which seems to be lacking).

Thank Elgeedee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great guide, great history and phenomenal artifacts. I suspect my ancestors came through Port Charles so it was quite interesting to view the affects it produced throughout Jamaica.

Thank nicholas r
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was the location where the pirate of the Caribbean's used to hang out. Very historic site, wars took place here, the British and Spanish fought such an amazing history here at this very spot! Great guided tour once inside, entrance fee $25 USD

Thank born4travelCA
Asbury Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Actually, it really is a good example of a Fort and there is the interesting novelty of the building sinking Into the ground. Much of Port Royal's appeal in under the sea, but the fort is worth a walk through, especially for history or military buffs.

Thank ParanormalAP
Williamstown NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

After seeing Pirate of the Caribbean Movie we had a interest in seeing Port Royal. The guided tour was $10 each and was very interesting. There were just 4 of us during the 1 hour tour,The guide was excellent. The museum and displays were small and the fort was limited, but our guide made it great with his local information.... More 

Thank jmjbrtw

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