Ocean Boulevard

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Ocean Boulevard is the waterfront's breezy main strip, and its focal point is the emotionally charged Negro Aroused statue depicting a crouched man breaking free from bondage. This is a replica of the original, now in the National Gallery of Jamaica, by Edna Manley, wife of former prime minister and National Hero Norman Manley. The highlight of the waterfront is the National Gallery of Jamaica, a repository of Jamaican art, with important works by John Dunkley, Carl Abrahams, David Pottinger and Barrington Watson. The Kingston Crafts Market at the western end of Ocean Boulevard (open daily except Sunday) houses myriad little stores where you can pick up jewelry, T-shirts, carvings and richly embroidered baskets, though don't expect to be able to barter prices down.

Location:  Ocean Boulevard