Culture & History - Jamaica:The Walkbout St. Andrew Church Tour #2

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Our Walkbout Tour Guide will meet guests at their hotel in Kingston, and travel to the University of the West Indies, to do a tour of the campus (former sugar plantation), visit the sports’ field where a number of our well known athletes do their training and the Chapel. The next tour site will be the St. Andrew Parish Church, built in the 1600’s and is still in use. The monuments in the church and the tombs in the cemetary give the visitor a concise history of early Jamaica. From here we travel to Spanish Town, the former capital of Jamaica. The stories and monuments will tell about Jamaica under Spanish rule – The abolition of slavery, the freedon-fighters and the activities of the early church. A visit the the Anglican Cathedral, (the oldest Cathedral outside of Britain) will give you an opportunity to see some great work of early artists.

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  • Walkbout Tour Guide will meet guests at their hotel in Kingston.
  • Travel to the University of the West Indies, to do a tour of the campus(former sugar plantation), visit the sports’ field where a number of our well known athletes do their training and the Chapel.
  • The next tour site will be the St. Andrew Parish Church, built in the 1600’s and is still in use. The monuments in the church and the tombs in the cemetary give the visitor a concise history of early Jamaica.
  • Travel to Spanish Town, the former capital of Jamaica. The stories and monuments will tell about Jamaica under Spanish rule – The abolition of slavery, the freedon-fighters and the activities of the early church. A visit the the Anglican Cathedral, (the oldest Cathedral outside of Britain) will give you an opportunity to see some great work of early artists.

Highlights

Travel to the University of the West Indies, to do a tour of the campus(former sugar plantation), visit the sports’ field where a number of our well known athletes do their training and the Chapel.

Route

  1. New Kingston