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Address: Center of Town Near Cruise Ship Pier, Falmouth, Jamaica

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Convenient place to shop right off cruise ship and staff friendly in the shops. Decent prices and some cool things to suit most people's needs. Had them engrave a Jimmy Buffett... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
findwine
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Herndon, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Imagine a poet town slowly falling apart with people selling stuff and offering you various vices the minute you enter the square. Dirty and awkward and a little frightening.

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Herndon, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Convenient place to shop right off cruise ship and staff friendly in the shops. Decent prices and some cool things to suit most people's needs. Had them engrave a Jimmy Buffett love bird painted wooden statue which was neat. You can negotiate in the open market.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped here to shop on our way back to the Royal Caribbean cruiseship we were on for this trip. All the shops are right outside the port check in for the ships, so it is quick and easy, before our after your excursions. The shop keepers are friendly and helpful and not at all pushy or "sketchy" like we... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

A nice place to sit and relax and see Jamaicans and tourist mix. Plenty of hustle and bustle especially in the evening.Plenty of things to look at, and as tourism grows we hope that locals will also benefit too.

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Carthage, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

A visit to the Water Square is a visit to the real Jamaica, open markets, fruit and produce, No tourists here, Locals and ask about the name Water Square and the history of the First Running water !!! Before New York city

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Niceville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Falmouth was the third port in as many days on our Disney cruise, so we decided against any excursions and decided to just get off the ship and roam around for a bit of shopping. The market area right at the port is great for families like us - it's clean and safe and you don't have to go very... More 

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Central Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The area where the cruise ships come in is definitely beautiful and safe. But the true history and experience is past the gates... Venture with caution, but experience it if you can!

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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I saw this area on my Jamaica Culinary Tour and to hear the history of the Water Square was simply fascinating. I am not going to spoil it for you but if you take the Jamaica Culinary Food tour the tour guides will inform you.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We came here on a cruise ship. The area just outside of the pier is quite lovely and very well maintained. Once you get out of that area, the feel and look changes somewhat. It is not as clean and maintained. When in Jamaica, we normally go to Dunn's River Falls, but really wanted to get a feel for the... More 

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Orange, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is where you enter when you get off the cruise ships. Very nicely decorated entrance. Beautiful water fall!

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