Jamaicas capital is rough and ready, a little uncompromising, but always exciting – and though its troubled reputation means that few tourists visit (its not, perhaps, a place for the faint-hearted), Kingston is infinitely more absorbing than any of the resorts.
Is Kingston London rough?
The figure is strikingly low when compared against the fifth most dangerous place in other boroughs, in fact there were only 4 crimes per 1000 people. Top crimes for the area are anti-social behaviour (23) and violence and sexual offences (16) which are generally the top two crimes across London.
Is Kingston a safe area?
Kingston is one of the safest boroughs in London, with a relatively low crime rate of 57 crimes per 1000 people as of 2013, significantly lower than both the England average and the London average.
What is Kingston known for?
Kingston, city, capital, and chief port of Jamaica, sprawling along the southeastern coast of the island, backed by the Blue Mountains. It is famous for its fine natural harbour, which is protected by the Palisadoes, a narrow peninsula that has been developed as a recreational and tourist resort.
What is Kingston University famous for?
Kingston University named one of top 40 in country and best for design in latest Guardian University Guide league table rankings. Kingston University has been ranked one of the top 40 institutions in the country in the Guardian University Guide for 2021 and has retained its title as top in the country for design.