Elmina Township

The Elmina Township, previously known as "Anomansah" (Perpetual) and the Edina, was the place of contact between the first Europeans  to land on the shores of West-Africa. It boasts of forts and castles built by the Europeans which were used…

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Cape Coast Castle

This was the headquarters of the British merchants and the seat of government until 1877. It has now being declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site and houses the West African Historical museum where exhibits range from the period to…

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Kakum National Park

This 375 km square national park comprising of undisturbed virgin rainforest. Walking tours through the forest provide the opportunity to see much of Ghana’s indigenous plant life, as well as rare butterflies, birds and game. 

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Posuban or Asafo Shrines

These shrines are dotted along the coast of Ghana, where Fanti warriors prepared mentally and spiritually before going to war. Several of these colourful shrines, a combination of the symbolic and mythical, can be found in the streets across the…

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Dutch Cemetery In Elmina

The old Dutch Cemetery in Elmina town dates back to 1806.  It was constructed on the order of Governor of the Dutch Gold Coast. Up until that date, the Dutch had buried their dead inside or just outside Elmina Castle,…

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The Elmina Castle

Built by the Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine) because of its strategic location for trade. It is a well preserved castle, the oldest European built structure in black Africa  with an incredible…

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