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Montego Bay: A Brief Guide

By Hudson, USA, December 2012

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The warm waters of the Caribbean meet white sand beaches and lush jungle here, in Jamaica’s hallowed Montego Bay. Capital of St. James parish, Montego Bay is the second largest city in Jamaica and came to prominence during the slavery epoch as a port town known mainly for its leather, sugar, and lard exports. Those days long gone, visitors nowadays tour the area in style and signature Caribbean comfort, tasting some of the areas excellent restaurants, stopping by its pastel-colored high-end boutiques, or swinging some clubs at one of its several world-class golf courses. Of course, there’s history, architecture, and always the beach, too.

However, before you get out and explore it all, it’s best to get situated. Most of the town’s tourist activity is centered around the old town center, Sharpe Square.

Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Jamaica Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Jamaica.

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