Emancipation Park, Kingston
Categories: Nature & Parks
Seek solitude and soothing ambience away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life at Emancipation Park. With 2.8 hectares (7 acres) of landscaped features, the park was developed to symbolize the beauty of Jamaica. Many tropical flowers and trees define the park, including Jamaica’s national tree the Blue Mahoe. Appreciate the beautifully crafted 3.5 m (11 ft) bronze sculpture created by Jamaican artist Laura Facey. Take a break on the lush green grass, have a picnic, or utilize the park’s popular jogging track. If you’re lucky, you may be able to catch a free concert at the park’s stage area. Put Emancipation Park into our Kingston itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Kingston.
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I walked in this part every morning for 2 weeks and I loved the flowers, the different birds and it just so happened to be butterfly migration season. I also got to see the brides and grooms every few... read more »
Beautiful gardens and amazing activities to see. Had ice cream nearby and great company. Lots to see do within the park too.
Emancipation Park in the business district of New Kingston bordered by busy thoroughfares is a beautiful and engaging space to rest, exhale and enjoy the beauty of the gardens while watching walkers ,... read more »
Great place to jog or just relax and take a breather. Take a book, a friend or your music and just enjoy the park ambience. During the night, expect to be entertained by the colourful water show of the fountain ⛲
Emancipation Park is a refuge for many who seek solitude and a soothing ambience away from the hustle and bustle of daily living. It's an oasis where one can rejuvenate among its lush seven-acre landscape that symbolizes the legendary beauty of the island of Jamaica. Emancipation Park provides a very welcome oasis of greenery and tranquility to the heart of New Kingston. Most visitors come to the park to relax, eat lunch, read a book or chat with friends. However, more active pursuits are also on offer, with a 500m jogging track around the park's perimeter and a permanent stage where concerts and shows are occasionally held. Soothing water features are dotted around the park, one of which can be synchronised to music so that its display can compliment any musical entertainment. There are also a wide range of floral displays, featuring native and imported plants.
This Park is right across the street from the Pegasus Hotel and is warm and welcoming. Just around this park you can conveniently find things to eat and drink for any budget and a small fun park right across the street. Within the park you will find photogriphers near the exits to record your event or even free weekly workout sessions to the sides of the park. Their is also an out track you can use at any time to jog and work out. You can even stretch your brain or reflexes playing Chess, Checkers, or table tennis/badminton. #EmancipationPark even host's some very interesting event on their stage in the center of the park. Stay tuned and check back for Pictures to mach each description.
A beautiful place of solitude and a soothing ambience away from the hustle and bustle of daily living. A place for joggers and where one can rejuvenate with nature. Its beautiful flowers and trees brings the Park to life and you will you can surely relax in a very cool and refreshing environs with winds coming from all four corners of the Park. And last but not least the Park is always well kept clean and maintains its beauty
Jimmy uncle hulk
Nice clean park has a nice story to it. Say I went the water ponds was being painted and they had big Jamaican flags flying. That statue is on of a kind then men love it. And ladies wish to take him home lol.
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