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Sam Sharpe Square, Montego Bay

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Get a taste for local culture as you immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of Sam Sharpe Square. Paying tribute to national hero Sam Sharpe, the cobble-stoned square fills up with merchants throughout the day. The suqare also houses the Monument of National Heroes, a bronze statue depicting Sharpe raising his arm and calling for freedom. Find the museum of St James, as well as an early 19th century building called the cage, which once held prisoners and slaves who were later auctioned away. Use our Montego Bay trip itinerary builder to visit Sam Sharpe Square on your trip to Montego Bay, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We went on a taste of Jamaica tour and this was our first stop. It was interesting to the point of me wanting, no needing to find out more. From here we went to a primary school which could have been ...  more »
  • A small shopping centre with overpriced tat. You can barter but its not easy. We tried to buy cigarettes there and they were $10 per pack.  more »
  • Nothing much to see - apart from the monument to Sam Sharpe and to people watch. When visiting a place I guess we all have preconceived ideas - Montego Bay did not live up to my expectations.  more »
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  • Central hub of downtown Montego Bay.
  • Ridiculous to drive in. So jam packed with cars and people.
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