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Address: Center of Town Near Cruise Ship Pier, Falmouth, Jamaica

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Port area of Jamaica

This is the second port stop of our RC 7 night Western Caribbean Cruise that also includes Cozumel and Labadee. The port was sandwich by Allure of the Seas and Independence of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Hanabanna23
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Miami, Florida
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Germantown, MD
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outside the Celebrity and Royal Caribbean cruise ship shopping area, through the gate were some vendor stalls where you can get great prices from the local ladies (Joyce's tables are located straight back and to the left side outside the gate and she gave a great deal on several pieces of jewelry; some of which her son and sister made)... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second port stop of our RC 7 night Western Caribbean Cruise that also includes Cozumel and Labadee. The port was sandwich by Allure of the Seas and Independence of the Seas cruise ships. They look like magnificent towering ships encasing the port. Because of the size of the ships it was a sight to behold. The area... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Imagine a poet town slowly falling apart with people selling stuff and offering you various vices the minute you enter the square. Dirty and awkward and a little frightening.

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Herndon, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Convenient place to shop right off cruise ship and staff friendly in the shops. Decent prices and some cool things to suit most people's needs. Had them engrave a Jimmy Buffett love bird painted wooden statue which was neat. You can negotiate in the open market.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We stopped here to shop on our way back to the Royal Caribbean cruiseship we were on for this trip. All the shops are right outside the port check in for the ships, so it is quick and easy, before our after your excursions. The shop keepers are friendly and helpful and not at all pushy or "sketchy" like we... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

A nice place to sit and relax and see Jamaicans and tourist mix. Plenty of hustle and bustle especially in the evening.Plenty of things to look at, and as tourism grows we hope that locals will also benefit too.

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Carthage, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

A visit to the Water Square is a visit to the real Jamaica, open markets, fruit and produce, No tourists here, Locals and ask about the name Water Square and the history of the First Running water !!! Before New York city

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Niceville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Falmouth was the third port in as many days on our Disney cruise, so we decided against any excursions and decided to just get off the ship and roam around for a bit of shopping. The market area right at the port is great for families like us - it's clean and safe and you don't have to go very... More 

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Central Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

The area where the cruise ships come in is definitely beautiful and safe. But the true history and experience is past the gates... Venture with caution, but experience it if you can!

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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

I saw this area on my Jamaica Culinary Tour and to hear the history of the Water Square was simply fascinating. I am not going to spoil it for you but if you take the Jamaica Culinary Food tour the tour guides will inform you.

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