Emancipation Park

Emancipation Park opened in July 2002 to celebrate the journey that Jamaica has made as a nation from the dark days of slavery to today. Well manicured lawns and vibrant flora give this park a peaceful feel.

"Redemption Song," located at the ceremonial entrance of the park is an 11 foot bronze sculpture created by local artist Laura Facey.


Emancipation Park is located near the middle of Kingston.

You can access Emancipation Park via both Oxford Road and Knutsford Boulevard.

Nearby Restaurants

There are plenty of eateries to select from in the region nearby the park. The most proximate restaurant to Emancipation Park is Sweetwood Jerk, which has a menu full of Jamaican dishes. Sweetwood Jerk is maybe about a couple hundred yards from this outdoor park, so grab a table and peruse the menu. Also close-by, you will find options such as Alexander's and Mingles Pub & Pool Bar where you and your group should be sure to sample American meals and enjoy the local foods and culture of Jamaica.

Nearby Attractions

Travelers who enjoy outdoor parks, and would like to see others, might consider seeing Mandela Park and National Heroes Park; the first is three quarters of a mile to the northwest of this page's attraction. Other nearby attractions include St. Peter's Church, which is within traveling range in Kingston. Furthermore, you can think about heading over to Devon House, which is another attraction not far away.

Parks are a great attraction to visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are closest.

Attractions Near Emancipation Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
St. Peter's Church Historic Site -- -- 1.3 mi. South-Southeast of Kingston
Devon House Historic Site 0.9 mi. (0.9 km) N 0.6 mi. Northeast of Kingston
Bob Marley Museum Museum 1.3 mi. (2.1 km) NNE 1.3 mi. East-Northeast of Kingston
Trench Town Culture Yard Museum Museum 1.8 mi. (3.3 km) SW 2.1 mi. South of Kingston
National Gallery of Jamaica Museum 2.6 mi. (5.1 km) S Downtown Kingston
Bank of Jamaica Money Museum Museum 2.6 mi. (5.2 km) S Downtown Kingston
Hope Gardens -- 3.0 mi. (5.3 km) ENE 3.3 mi. East of Kingston
Struan Castle Garden -- -- -- Stony Hill

More Information


Emancipation Park is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Friday to Sunday from 5:00 a.m. to midnight.

Location: 4 Park Boulevard, Kingston, Jamaica


(876) 926-6312

(876) 968-9292






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