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Seville Great House and Heritage Park

St. Ann's Bay P.O., St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-972-2191
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We included this destination in an all-day private excursion to Ocho Rios from Melia Braco Village... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2017
shdewdney
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Toronto, Canada
Well done presentation of Jamaican history

We learned today that some of what one of us was taught in Jamaican grammar school may not have... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
CyndyandByron
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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good59%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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St. Ann's Bay P.O., St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica
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+1 876-972-2191
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

We included this destination in an all-day private excursion to Ocho Rios from Melia Braco Village in late January, and much to our surprise, it was one of the highlights of the day. Lucked out with no cruise ship tours there at the time, and...More

Thank shdewdney
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We learned today that some of what one of us was taught in Jamaican grammar school may not have been so accurate. Our guide, Eldon, seemed pleased that we had a little knowledge before we arrived. He really enjoyed correcting our misconceptions and we appreciated...More

2  Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Dubbed the birthplace of modern Jamaica, the Seville property was where Christopher Columbus first encountered the Taino Indians on May 5th 1494. Today the Heritage Park is a charming 300 acres property that allows you to step back in time to explore the very beginning...More

Thank DrMarc9491
Reviewed January 5, 2016

I was recommended this place by the owner of one of the tour companies I contacted because I said I wanted something historical and off the beaten path. This was certainly that. We did end up renting a car and driver (cheaper than you would...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed December 22, 2015

I almost hate to call it boring, as they did a very nice job and our tour guide was very knowledgeable...but we had just come from the Blue Hole where we jumped off of cliffs and then came here for an educational lesson. That being...More

Thank Erica R
Reviewed August 8, 2015

Interesting stories but a bit dull when we visited - no one there and apart from walking around a few rooms reading the walls not much to see or do...

Thank kazbett
Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Seville Great House is another example of the many plantation homes which is now owned by the government, which would be unremarkable except for the rich insights it affords into Jamaican History. In the area of the Great House, a large Taino village existed...More

2  Thank MIBum
Reviewed January 29, 2015

A Unesco World Heritage sight. Post 1655 British sugar plantation. Dubbed the birthplace of modern Jamaica, this property was where Christopher Columbus first encountered the Taino Indians in 1494. The Great House is now a museum which offers an informative tour of the period 650AD...More

1  Thank Jzjsolo
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Being married to a Jamaican and a history lover, Seville Great House was very interesting to me! However, if you do not appreciate history or it just isn't your thing, this isn't the place for you. Costs to enter the actual house are a bit...More

1  Thank Kelsey C
Reviewed July 19, 2014

A small heritage house but the grounds have some interesting artifacts like a disused water wheel. This place is worth stopping by on route.

1  Thank Kim C
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