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  • Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)

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Learn about Montego Bay’s fascinating history and experience its vibrant street life on this 3-hour tour through the heart of the city! Visit Sam Sharpe Square, the site of a famous slave rebellion in 1831 and now the center of a bustling shopping district. Your expert driver/guide will give you an appreciation of Jamaica beyond the beach on this excursion into the cultural history, architecture and modern-day life of this Caribbean city.


  • 3-hour Montego Bay city tour
  • Experience the vibrant city with an experienced driver/guide
  • Learn about Jamaica’s struggle to end slavery and its history in the sugar trade
  • See majestic Georgian architecture, colonial churches and estates
  • Browse the shops and souvenir vendors around Sam Sharpe Square
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

What You Can Expect

Montego Bay City Tour

Learn about Montego Bay's architecture

After pickup from your hotel, your expert driver/guide will take you through the heart of Montego Bay’s city center. Visit Sam Sharpe Square, named after the Baptist preacher and slave Sam Sharpe, who led the revolt that became known as the Christmas slave rebellion of 1831, Jamaica’s first large-scale rebellion against slavery. See the statue of Sam Sharpe and his followers, the St James Museum, and several magnificent buildings from colonial times. Take photos in the square and shop in the stalls and storefronts that line these busy streets.

Next, stop by St James Parish Church, considered the most beautiful church in Jamaica. It features stained-glass windows and sculptures by the renowned English artist John Bacon.

Afterward, drive through residential areas where your guide shows you the stunning estates and Georgian houses that remain from the heyday of the sugar trade. At the end of the tour, your guide will drop you off at your hotel. After this fascinating excursion you will know a side of Jamaica beyond its legendary beaches.

Customer Reviews

4 star rating: Recommended March 2014

Bus driver very friendly and knowledgeable. Very enjoyable.

3 star rating: Worth doing February 2014

tThe tour covering key sights of Montego Bay was very good. However, the bus was 1 and 1/2 hours delayed and we were unsure it it would turn up!!! Trying to confirm the tour with the tour company was very difficult!!!. We rang several times from our hotel before the bus finally arrived!!!

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