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Port Royal Heritage Tour from Kingston
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Port Royal, Kingston, Jamaica
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Old fort, which could use some more attention by local authorities, Port Royals story and past are not well reflected today and wil probably not be in the future

Thank ejwdietz
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We got a tour out here as it is about 45 mins to 1 hour journey from Kingston past the international airport. This was a fort built by the English to protect port royal harbour(the only one left of five). The local Jamaica heritage guide...More

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Interesting step back in time to the days when Port Royal was the "wickedest city on earth" (although no specific examples were given to explain why). Lots of steps to navigate for those with mobility issues. It would have been even better after the government...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Visited one of several heritage sites in Jamaica. Hadn't been here since I was a teenager and the place is still well kept. There is a dedication to keep history and to have a site for tourist attractions. the museum inside the fort was rich...More

1  Thank Omar A
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great history! Would love to see more investment in the area as it is the founding place of the country.

Thank Rochelle D
Reviewed 14 May 2017

There were six forts which guarded the Kingston Harbor. If it had not been for this aggressive defense, the people of the island of Jamaica would be speaking Spanish, not English, today. Only one of the forts, Fort Charles, remains accessible The number and size...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visiting this fort was definitely one of the highlights of my entire trip to Kingston. It was too hot to do the city tour so we just opted for a tour of the fort. Don't skip this! Our tour guide, Andrew, was incredibly knowledgeable and...More

2  Thank Christina H
Reviewed 12 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...More

Thank jrudnits
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
Reviewed 11 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
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Nathalie Bogle P
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$10 US dollars includes admission,museum and guided tour