Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Rock house, Jamaica.
Nine Mile is a village located in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica, a few miles south of Brown's Town. It is here, on February 6, 1945 the legendary king of reggae, Bob Marley, was born and it is in this very same place that he was laid to rest.The Bob Marley Mausoleum is located in Nine Mile and is managed by members of Marley’s family. This popular tourist attraction has many historical artifacts including guitars, awards and photographsNine Mile is where Bob Marley’s journey began and so powerfully influenced many of his songs.Another highlight is the Rasta-colored ‘rock pillow’ on which Marley laid his head when seeking inspiration. His body lies buried along with his guitar in a 2.5 m-tall (8.2 ft) oblong marble mausoleum inside a tiny church of traditional Ethiopian design.There are two mausoleums on the property. The first entered is Mama Marley’s. The second entombs Marley as well as his half-brother. Bob’s crypt is on the top, and his brother lies in a tomb stacked below him. It was Mama Marley’s wish that the brothers be buried together.



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