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Address: Port Antonio, Jamaica

Picturesque neighborhood best known for its Victorian-gingerbread style...

Picturesque neighborhood best known for its Victorian-gingerbread style houses.

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As the other reviewers state this place has fallen on hard times. A lot of history has been lost, some remnants remain, foundations of others can be seen. If you knew this place... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2015
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301 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

As the other reviewers state this place has fallen on hard times. A lot of history has been lost, some remnants remain, foundations of others can be seen. If you knew this place in the 60's or before you would cry now. A very few places are liveable including 2-3 guest houses and the hotel. St Anthony's and the rectory... More 

Thank im44
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

What was once an imposing area with fabulous views (I know, I used to live there!) has been allowed to run down and is in a terrible state. The majority of the houses have been allowed to rot away and many are only just about standing. Only a few retain their former glory and the army has now taken over... More 

Thank daveplayford
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

It takes you back a few centuries and even without closing your eyes you can feel what it would have been like in the days of horses and carriages. Take a leisurely stroll around the streets and make sure to stop by Titchfield High School and fort. The cannon pointing out to sea reminds you that the English were determined... More 

1 Thank SueDanim
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We stayed at a lovely guesthouse on Titchfield Hill. I loved living like the locals with no special frills. Miss Lorna is also a graet cook with the best breakfasts served.

1 Thank shorde
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2013

Your view from Titchfield will be awesome as you are up higher that most of Port Antonio. It is a very historic area with rich and interesting stories. Stop and talk to the locals. Driving past Titchfield High School my sons found it very interesting to read the dress code posted on the entrance gate.

1 Thank Rick V
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Went to church there. It was a warm and friendly experience. A very rural area, heard chickens in the yard of the church. They even invited us to their harvest later that week. We didnt stay so long unfortunately. Enjoyed it.

3 Thank MGianna
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Some great old houses of a colonial nature, worth a walk round in the day time some good basic accommodation

3 Thank AndMandy
San Antonio
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2012

The cute houses in the residential streets are cute, local feel and our driver got us on the school grounds to see the historic place (old fort) and told us all of the history! Very cool

2 Thank traciontheriver
Portland, Oregon
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190 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2012

I read a history book on Portland Parish and am amazed how fancy the Titchfield Peninsula used to be. I really enjoyed the energy of the area though. Real people, real life.

1 Thank Kimberley42
Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2011

tichfield is a penninsula connected to the town of port antonio ..a neighborhood of small homes many reflecting period architecture of 200 years ago when banana exports made this the preferred location of the upper class..most of these homes are now rundown awaiting a promised rennaisance by jamaican billionaire michael lee chin..at the end of the penninsula is fort george... More 

4 Thank Michael O

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