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“Mixed emotions”
Review of Nine Miles

Nine Miles
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Private Nine Mile, Bob Marley Tour from Ocho Rios
Ranked #69 of 336 things to do in Jamaica
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Owner description: Birthplace and mausoleum of reggae legend Bob Marley.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled on ourselwes via these route taxis. A way to get closer to Jamaica than via regular tourist buses. We even spent one night at a B & B nearby. The village is a sad place to visit. A lot of begging, people high as towers, just hanging around, everyone says they are related to Bob Marley so because of that "Can you buy me a drink"?. But the museum itself was a bit interesting. We had a pushy guide but we took our time after the tour, reading the signs, learning some more. So, ok worth a visit but could be so much more.

Thank Eva M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to 9miles to see the legacy of Bob Marley, it was a CRAZY bad road all the way up (and all over Jamaica), nice experience if you don't smoke #### great if you do. Just remember a LOT of Jamaica is based around the "ERB" and take it for what it is. Overall experience on the trip was decent and interesting.

1  Thank Brent K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around the home of a legend, and the amazing scenic surroundings. Paying respects to Bob Marley and his family. Amazing day for any fan!

Thank cb202020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the highlight of our trip to Jamaica. Im not a fan of Bob Marley, but that didn't matter. The drive to Nine Miles is a thrill in itself. Climbing up winding country lanes, with stunning views.
Then to Bobs birthplace. Our tour guide was the funniest man I have ever met, A total pleasure to be shown around by. Please do this trip, it really is superb.

3  Thank DtheBamboo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being Bob Marley fans for many years, we could not go to Jamacia and not go to visit his place. We were part of a group of 12 in a mini bus on this pilgrimage. As we approached Nine Mile we were advised by our guide to have an open mind, as there would be people smoking marijuana outside as it was legal.
When we arrived, there were street vendors who would sell joints, brownies? And even aloe Vera (very good for sun burn).
As you enter the compound, the first house you visit is Bob's grandmothers house, where Bob was born,then onto the house where lived until he was thirteen, lastly to the family mausoleum. By now you feel very attached, his family is your family.
A very moving experience especially with a guide who brought the place to life (and who was as high as a kite).
Would highly recommend this tour combined with a tour of his home in Kingston.

1  Thank adeandsylv
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