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Moore Town was included in 2008 in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists for its Maroon heritage. Maroon descendants of slaves who escaped to the mountains during the 18th century have maintained numerous African traditions, some creolized from their Asante and Kore ancestors. They developed Kromanti Play from these traditions.


Planning a vacation to Moore Town in Jamaica? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. When planning a trip to Moore Town, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Kingston. Add Kingston to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Devon House, Bob Marley Museum, Devon House I-scream. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Kin. To explore Moore Town, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Moore Town*

  • Pollution Statistics in Moore Town

    Know the pollution level of Moore Town before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 70.83 (High)
    • Water Pollution 71.05 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 73.68 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 72.37 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Moore Town: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Moore Town for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Moore Town.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.84 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 70.27 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 83.11 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 57.43 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 68.57 (High)
    • Attacks 67.57 (High)
    • Drug offense 64.58 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 23.61 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 72.3 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.24 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 71.21 (High)
  • Living in Moore Town - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 30.79 (Low)
    • Climate Index 72.09 (High)
    • Pollution Index 76.8 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 67.6 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.22 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.45 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 29.31 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Moore Town

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Moore Town

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.3 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.92 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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