in Kingston, Jamaica
- Hope Zoo (zoo, (4 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 17.997 and -76.794 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 17° 59' 49" and W -76° 47' 36"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - JMD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:59 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: America/Jamaica
- UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:31 am and 6:10 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -10.457 and 105.705 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Kingston in Kingston with it's 937,700 citizens is a place in Jamaica. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Kingston is now 02:59 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Jamaica with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports near Kingston, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Jamaica is Tinson Pen Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
We encountered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Half Way Tree, Spanish Town, Port Maria, Port Antonio and Morant Bay. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
JAMAICA PEGASUS HOTEL
COURTLEIGH HOTEL AND SUITES
Eden Gardens Wellness Resort & Spa
Courtyard Kingston Jamaica
Casa Tianna Guest Apartments
Grand Port Royal Hotel Marina & Spa
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Independence Park (Jamaica)
Independence Park is a sports and cultural complex in Kingston, Jamaica built for the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. It houses a variety of sports facilities. A statue of Bob Marley marks the entrance to the site. External links in the sections below are to aerial views at Wikimapia.
Sabina Park is the home of the Kingston Cricket Club, and is the only Test cricket ground in Kingston, Jamaica. Sabina Park became a Test cricket ground in 1930 when it hosted the visiting MCC team for the second Test in the West Indies' first home series. This picturesque ground is perhaps one of the most significant in Test cricket history recording the first triple century in the game with England's Andy Sandham's 325 versus the West Indies in the 1930 game.
The Priory School (Kingston)
The Priory School in Kingston, Jamaica teaches kindergarten, primary and secondary students, the latter under the name Priory High.
St. George's College, Jamaica
St. George's College is an all-male, Roman Catholic high school in Kingston, Jamaica; as of 2005, the College opened its Pre-University Programme to female students. It was established 1850 by 21 Spanish Jesuits who had been exiled from Colombia as part of a religious persecution. Today, it is one of the oldest and most respected learning institutions in the country, producing at least six Rhodes Scholars.
National Heroes Park
National Heroes Park is a botanical garden in Kingston, Jamaica. The largest open space in Kingston at 20 hectares in size, National Heroes Park features numerous monuments, and is the burial site of many of Jamaica's National Heroes, Prime Ministers, and cultural leaders.
Emmett Park is a multi-use stadium in Kingston, Jamaica adjacent to Sabina Park. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It serves as a home ground of Waterhouse F.C.. The stadium holds 4,000 people.
Up-Park Camp (often Up Park Camp) was the headquarters of the British Army in Jamaica from the late 18th century to independence in 1962. From that date, is has been the headquarters of the Jamaica Defence Force. It is located in the heart of Kingston. The mortality rate of British soldiers in Jamaica was very high, particular as a result of yellow fever. A 156-acre estate known as Up Park Pen was purchased by the War Department in 1784, to set up barracks.
Alpha Boys School
Alpha Cottage School (often referred to as Alpha Boys School) is a school on South Camp Road in Kingston, Jamaica, run by Roman Catholic nuns. Established in 1880 as a "school for wayward boys", it became renowned for both the discipline it instilled in its pupils and the outstanding musical tuition they received.
Jamaica Province of the Moravian Church
The Jamaica Province of the Moravian Church (formally The Moravian Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands) is part of the world wide Moravian Church Unity.
Edna Manley College of Visual and Performing Arts
The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts operates from a single campus, located in Kingston, Jamaica. This Government of Jamaica institution, formally known as the Cultural Training Centre, was in 1995 reclassified as a tertiary institution and renamed to its current name.
Church of the Redeemer, Jamaica
The Church of the Redeemer is the oldest Moravian Church building in Kingston, Jamaica, and houses a congregation of the Jamaican province of the Moravian Church. It was opened in 1918. The name, which is unusual for a Moravian church, was bestowed by its builder Jonathan Reinke "because he did not want people to speak of Reinke's church".
Wolmer's Schools, located in Kingston, Jamaica consists of Wolmer's Pre-School, Wolmer's Prep School and two high schools Wolmer's Girls' School and Wolmer's Boys' School. The original school is the second oldest (Combermere in Barbados was established in 1695) English speaking school in the Caribbean. The Wolmer's Schools are considered among Jamaica's most prestigious schools, with a traditional British-style uniforms, a Christian ethos, homework, and a firm disciplinary code.
Mico University College
The Mico University College (The Mico) is an institution of higher education in Kingston, Jamaica. Its mission is "to offer its students opportunities for academic success and professional advancement through a rich and diverse curriculum". The Mico was founded in 1835 through the Lady Mico Charity, one of four teacher training institutions established during this period in the British colonies and the only one to survive until the present.
The Gun Court is the branch of the Jamaican judicial system that tries criminal cases involving firearms. The Court was established by Parliament in 1974 to combat rising gun violence, and empowered to try suspects in camera, without a jury. The Supreme Court, Circuit Courts, and Resident Magistrate's Courts function as Gun Courts whenever they hear firearms cases. There is also a Western Regional Gun Court in Montego Bay.
South Camp Adult Correctional Centre
South Camp Prison, also known as the Gun Court prison, opened in 1974 as a combined court and prison to combat the increase in violent crimes involving firearms. A single resident magistrate can issue prison sentences to those convicted of illegal possession of firearms or ammunition. It has accommodated over 330 inmates on occasions. It is operated by the Department of Correctional Services for the Ministry of National Security.
Horizon Adult Remand Centre
Horizon Adult Remand Centre opened in 2002 with a capacity of 1026. It is operated by the Department of Correctional Services for the Ministry of National Security
Trinity Moravian Church, Jamaica
Trinity Moravian church houses a congregation of the Jamaican province of the Moravian Church. It was established in 1954 as part of the bicentenary celebrations of the Moravian Church in Jamaica.
St Hugh's Preparatory School
St Hugh's Preparatory School is a coeducational fee paying school in Kingston, Jamaica for children aged 3 to 12. It is so highly regarded in Jamaica that it is advisable to put one's child on the waiting list before they are born.
Bustamante Hospital for Children
Bustamante Hospital for Children is a children's hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, located on Arthur Wint Drive in the Kingston 5 district of the city, near the national stadium Independence Park and the Bob Marley statue. The Bustamante Hospital for Children was established in 1963 and has serves approximately 35,887 outpatients and 70,331 casualties per year. It has 283 including 5 ICU beds.
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts
Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, formerly Jamaica School of Art and Crafts is an important arts school in Kingston, Jamaica. In 1940, Edna Manley pioneered evening art classes at the Institute of Jamaica's Junior Centre but it was not until 1950 that the first formal arts school opened its doors at the DaCosta Institute at 1 Central Avenue, Kingston Gardens.
Holy Childhood High
Holy Childhood High is an all-girl Catholic school in Kingston, Jamaica. The school was named after the Child Jesus, and was founded and owned by the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of our Lady of Perpetual Help (FMS) in Jamaica. Holy Childhood High begun as a private school in 1929 with 5 pupils who were housed in a building near where the Holy Cross Rectory is situated. Today the school is located at 9 Skibo Avenue Kingston 10, Jamaica, West Indies.
Ardenne High School
Ardenne High School is a prominent coeducational, first-to-sixth form secondary school located in St. Andrew, Jamaica. The institution is best known for its high academic standards, among the highest in the Caribbean, and for its achievements in the performing arts and several sports, most notably basketball. The school's principal is Nadine Molloy.
Saint Joseph's Teachers' College
St. Joseph's Teachers' College is a Roman Catholic teacher training college in Kingston, Jamaica. It was founded in 1897 by the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany a religious order for women in the Roman Catholic Church in Jamaica. Over the years, the institution has undergone development and expansion both physically and in its academic programmes.
Kingston Bridal Week
Kingston Bridal Week is Jamaica’s first bridal week produced by Intuit Concepts . The bridal event is described as differing from other Jamaica bridal events bridal events on the island as it takes into consideration lifestyle services and products that go beyond core wedding products and services.
Embassy of Colombia, Kingston
The Embassy of Colombia in Kingston is the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Colombia to Jamaica; it is headed by the Ambassador of Colombia to Jamaica. It is located on the fourth floor of the Victoria Mutual Building located precisely at 53 Knutsford Boulevard, between Grenada Crescent and Barbados Avenue, in the New Kingston area of Kingston. The Embassy is also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Saint Lucia.
These districts belong to Kingston.
- Admiral Town
- Beverly Hills
- Bournemouth Gardens
- Cockburn Gardens
- Cross Roads
- Delacree Pen
- Eden Gardens
- Four Mile
- Greenwich Town
- Hope Pastures
- Jones Town
- Mona Heights
- Mountain View Gardens
- New Kingston
- Newport East
- Newport West
- Norman Gardens
- Olympic Gardens
- Rollington Town
- Six Miles
- Three Mile
- Trench Town
- Up Park Camp
- Vineyard Town
- Vineyard Town
- Whitfield Town
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Kingston.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kingston.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kingston, Κίνγκστον, کینگستون, KIN, キングストン, 킹스턴, Кингстон, 京斯敦