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Port Royal, Kingston, Jamaica
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We were on a visit to Port Royal which includes a guided tour of Fort Charles. Our tour guide was excellent and took us back in time towhee around 500 British soldiers manned this fort. & it’s Arizona 180 cannons throughout the day then retired...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We visited Fort Charles as part of a day trip to Kingston from Negril in April 2018. My 13 yr-old son was interested in the pirate history of Fort Charles and Port Royal. The museum was interesting and educational; many items from the period were...More

Thank Farica J
Reviewed 23 March 2018

It was an excellent tour once you were able to start walking around. The first time we went, they didn't know when the tour guide was going to be available....ok...so, we came back the next day upon opening and the cashier nor the tour guide...More

2  Thank Globewanderer79
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Port Royal had a total of 6 forts built 5 of which were destroyed in the earthquake of 1692. The one left was Fort Charles, that was built in 1950-1960 (Giddy House is located within). Later on another fort was added, Fort Rocky, that was...More

1  Thank Gleb M
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Hi, If you happened to visit Port Royal. Do take a look at giddy house,which will be half tilted. But entrance to the fort will be more for foreigners. If you could reach early around 10am,you might get chance to get entrance for 800JMD.

1  Thank GK223
Reviewed 20 January 2018

A moral dilemma for our degenerate times. When you find a 5-star eating house nobody knows about, do you give it the 5 stars that it deserves - or do you keep quiet, so that the inevitable crowds won't displace you from your favorite table?...More

2  Thank paul c
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit. The guides were lovely and entertaining and told us the history of Port Royal in an amazing way. Definitely worth a visit 👍

1  Thank TheGreenYogaRoom
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Port Royal was known as the sin city of the pirate Caribbean. Buccaneers from various countries based themselves there creating the legends that, a la Hollywood, have persisted to this day. The small museum holds a model of the city as it would have existed,...More

1  Thank bhtiek
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We took a group of students to learn about the history of Port Loyal and the tour guide was great and the youth really enjoyed learning about the island, pirates and history.

1  Thank Judie P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I was pleasantly surprised of the things I learned from doing this tour. The guide was very polite and had a lot of information about the history of events that occurred here. Gave me a greater appreciation for my island.

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$10 US dollars includes admission,museum and guided tour
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