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Trench Town

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Kingston, Jamaica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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.

Thank michael c
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It feels strange to rate a neighborhood with so many residents living their lives, but for Bob Marley fans, it's worth seeing an area that was so formative

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We hired a local tourguide for a day trip to Ocho Rios & incorporated this on our way home. She introduced us to a local guide who walked us through the area - 'Blackie' . He was very informative although my wife found him a...More

1  Thank 346grantk
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We drove through trench town with our guide who was a bit reluctant to do so. Because the group of 5 of us all grew up listening to Bob Marley and we are from Australia/New Zealand we were determined he take us. We only drove...More

2  Thank Rinny22
Reviewed 15 November 2016

A detour to the airport, took us through a series of side streets in Trench Town. Made famous by Bob Marley and an infamous history this area needs investment in housing and infrastructure.

Thank CGT21
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Visiting Trench Town was a pilgrimage in some ways to see where the great Marley grew up, but the place is still filled with good music and friendly people who are only too happy to share it with you. A great experience for the intrepid...More

Thank Norma S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

An dusk drive through Trenchtown captures the essence of Kingston and brings you back to Bob Marley's 1970's. Kids home from school, parents chilling outside houses painted in wacky murals n colours, washing hanging out, bonfires n loud music playing.

Thank jammie2015
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I went on a tour with my driver. This is a fascinating area, I would not recommend walking, but super interesting.

2  Thank Megan D
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This neighborhood is the birth place of reaggae.it is worth pay the 20 dollar fee to some local guide who will take you around first, second and third street, former home of some of the greatest reggae artists

Thank Francesco L
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Charl Y
29 November 2015|
Response from Henrik N |
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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