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Cobblestone square in Montego Bay named after national hero Sam Sharpe and featuring the Cage, which used to be a jail for runaway slaves.
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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

I am sure there are many beautiful & welcoming places in Jamaica but the town of Montego Bay is not one of them. Our visit was a cruise stop off so it can hardly be a full picture of the place however enough time to...More

3  Thank TezandJac
Reviewed December 31, 2016

The Sam Sharpe Square is in a bustling location and is a great memorial to a local hero. It's worth a visit to see and read about his accomplishments.

Thank luvtoflydubai
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Learn about Jamaica's history and culture at the two gallery/museum spaces in the building in the Square.

Thank artemis_98
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

It is the town center and is rather busy with people but the town in pretty ghetto so it was not that nice. It was the real montego bay and you see what the normal life is though.

Thank satobt
Reviewed September 2, 2016

Sam Sharpe is an important part of Jamaica's rich history, so I'm really glad I went as part of my trip.

Thank Lou_Spillit
Reviewed August 21, 2016

was able to show my son one of the Jamaican heros... I showed pics on the net before our holiday was good to show he Sam Sharpe's statue....

Thank Wendyboo30
Reviewed August 3, 2016

We drove to town and spotted the square and gave our children a historically lesson on slavery. He had a big role in the Christmas Rebellions of 1831 he urged slaves not to work on Christmas Day. This quickly turned violent with several plantation's/ farms...More

2  Thank danielle r
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We drove by this important part of history, however we unfortunately did not have time to stop. Our driver explained this used to be a jailhouse, there are statues of Sam Sharpe and his followers. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Beatriz A
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

It was very business the local rush hour but very very very informative and educational. You saw the cage where the slave were held for auctioning. Later becoming a jail. Then it's the statues of the Jamaican Heros.

Thank Angela W
Reviewed May 21, 2016

We visited as part of a tour. Very busy right in centre of mobay..important history to understand. Drive out was past a huge local food market.

Thank jedi1962
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Karen L
December 2, 2016|
Response from Angela W | Reviewed this property |
It was rush hour and so many ppl but it was safe.