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Top 5 Heritage Sites in Kingston

Thursday, June 28, 2018 11:00 AM by VisitJamaica

  1. Hope Botanical Gardens

In 1881, two hundred (200) acres of Hope Estate was purchased by the Government to establish an experimental garden. Fifty (50) acres of the land were devoted to the development and distribution of new varieties of sugar cane, and ten (10) acres for planting teak, Liberian

In as fascinating a story as the novels themselves, James Bond has his very roots in Jamaica. Not only were all 13 James Bond novels written in Jamaica, but author Ian Fleming was himself enchanted by the island and called Jamaica his home.

Ian Lancaster Fleming of the British Naval Intelligence

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