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Address: Port Royal, Kingston, Jamaica
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Port Royal Heritage Tour from Kingston
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An interesting travel to the times when the Caribbean was the main route for Spanish ships trying to bring collected gold and silver from their American colonies to Spain and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cartagena, Colombia
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Cartagena, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting travel to the times when the Caribbean was the main route for Spanish ships trying to bring collected gold and silver from their American colonies to Spain and English pirates trying to get the treasures from the Spanish ships. This was one of the main English bases. Besides visiting a significant part of the original building you will... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Port Royal and Fort Charles have great historical value. It is rich with history, there are so many questions that I had about that period...I mean come on Port Royal was once considered the "wickedest place on Earth". So suffice to say I was super excited to visit this location. I got there on a Sat evening with my boyfriend... More 

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Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The potential from an historic and income generating perspective is immense! Just needs some though (which I'm sure has been given), and commitment (which seems to be lacking).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great guide, great history and phenomenal artifacts. I suspect my ancestors came through Port Charles so it was quite interesting to view the affects it produced throughout Jamaica.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This was the location where the pirate of the Caribbean's used to hang out. Very historic site, wars took place here, the British and Spanish fought such an amazing history here at this very spot! Great guided tour once inside, entrance fee $25 USD

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Asbury Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Actually, it really is a good example of a Fort and there is the interesting novelty of the building sinking Into the ground. Much of Port Royal's appeal in under the sea, but the fort is worth a walk through, especially for history or military buffs.

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Williamstown NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

After seeing Pirate of the Caribbean Movie we had a interest in seeing Port Royal. The guided tour was $10 each and was very interesting. There were just 4 of us during the 1 hour tour,The guide was excellent. The museum and displays were small and the fort was limited, but our guide made it great with his local information.... More 

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Stevensville
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I love history and it is a travesty that this icon of history does not do justice to the immense amount of history it has to tell. Museum has a very few relics recovered from the 1692 earthquake. There are less than a dozen very faded and small poster displays, worn out, and out dated that tell an overview of... More 

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Westbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I enjoyed our visit to Fort Charles, interesting glimpse into history on the island, the guide in one of the rooms was very helpful and knowledgeable, we had a good chat with him. Would visit again.

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

I really enjoyed the museum and the conversation with the man inside. (He'll ask you to look deeply in his eyes. *Spoiler Alert: He's got pirate blood!) *The ticket sellers out front were not that pleasant. Not sure why.

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