National Heroes Park, Kingston

National Heroes Park, Kingston (must see)

National Heroes Park is a large public garden in the center of the city. You will see many monuments and graves of Jamaica's National Heroes, political leaders and other persons who contributed to the cultural life of the city. This park was established in 1783. Among the most prominent monuments you will find Jamaica War Memorial, busts of famous people who lived in Jamaica and the burial place for 140 elderly women who died in a fire at a home for the aged. All these memorials and monuments are real works of art made by different sculptors.

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National Heroes Park on Map

Sight Name: National Heroes Park
Sight Location: Kingston, Jamaica
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Kingston, Jamaica

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Create Your Own Walk in Kingston

Creating your own self-guided walk in Kingston is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
New Kingston Walking Tour

New Kingston Walking Tour

Kingston, Jamaica has the New Kingston area that boasts some tourist attractions. You will see beautiful buildings and parks. There are many specific Jamaican monuments there as well. Take this self-guided tour to explore this new part of the city.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.4 Km or 4.6 Miles
Kingston Waterfront Walking Tour

Kingston Waterfront Walking Tour

Kingston Waterfront area coincides with the downtown area and is also the oldest part of the city. There are museums, art galleries, interesting buildings and great monuments. The view of the sea and the port is picturesque. Take this self-guided tour and have a walk along the coastline of Kingston.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles
Kingston Introduction Walk

Kingston Introduction Walk

Aside from reggae, Jamaica's main attraction, the capital city of Kingston abounds in other attractions of cultural, historical, religious and architectural importance. There are many urban parks with monuments to historic personalities, such as the National Heroes' Park and the St William Grant Park in the heart of downtown, which are often used to accommodate various events on the...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles