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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Blackie at the guides at the culture yard gave us a great tour of the area and taught us about the history, its music and its people. Mr. Wooden Stone told us about some cool stones and a pregnant tree. Great people all around, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Blacky was the best guide to show us the history of Trench Town and the people who lived there. Se respira una energía brutal y es un ambiente muy real, muy jamaicano!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marta Y
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We had a 1-2 hour long trip here with our guide Blackie. He has a wide knowledge about the place, its history and all the famous artists who grew up on those streets, we highly recommend him! It was also an educational experience, made us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anna B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The town Bob Marley was born, unbelivable not much has changed, see the poverty and the warm people and the smiles as people welcome visitor and share there experience of local food and music. get a tour guide and hear the history.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank David C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Trench town paint a picture of true Jamaica! The people there welcome us with open arms and we were able to learn a lot about Jamaica!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sonya G
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

We were on a Kingston Town tour which took us through the Trenchtown area which is a must see especially for us being life long Bob Marley fans. Our driver was very good knowledgable and passionate about Trenchtown and Jamaica and even breaking out into...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

A great 1 hour tour of the streets and Trench Town Culture Yard. Highly recommended if you're interested in a more in-depth knowledge of Bob Marley and Jamaican music as a whole. Thought provoking as people living in such adversity have grown so many talented...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TinaMalone27
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Trench Town is colorful, quirky and beautiful. My boyfriend, myself, and 13-yr old son drove through this community with our private driver and stopped for a blessing from a Rasta local. The community itself was quiet and peaceful, with mostly children seen walking home from...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Farica J
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Took the Kingston City Tour and a drive through this neighborhood was part of the excursion to the Bob Marley Museum. Very interesting and insightful but not something I could recommend since the area is somewhat risqué. Nevertheless, it played a significant role in Bob...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank romadaro
Reviewed 8 October 2017

of course a trip to Kingston is not complete without a visit to Trench town. the place where Bob Marley first lived when married.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Hi! We hired a taxi today to take us around and see downtown, Trenchtown and Port Royal. First stop was Tuff Gong in Trenchtown, where we got off and was offered 3 different tours. Since we went to Bob Marleys museum/house... More
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