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Elmina Castle

5/5
4 Reviews
CastleHistorical Site
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Address: Elmina, Ghana
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Elmina Castle, located in Ghana, is a castle built during the Portuguese colonization of Ghana. It has a long history and has no glory in the past. The old Portuguese-style castle is quietly erected and is free to visit

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  • Thy Will C
    Thy Will C
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    Great History

    May we never forget what they went through. And may we understand new forms of slavery still persist

    Reviewed on /Date(1600721530000+0800)/
  • vivicaf2017
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    Castle visit

    Interesting visit however as it's visited by lot of tourists from various countries it could be valuable to add some translators for foreigners.

    Reviewed on /Date(1595213457000+0800)/
  • anitah869
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    Educative

    The tour guide was amazing and very in depth with knowledge. I wish we wouldn’t take crazy rates from foreigners especially the diaspora as This experience is an even greater deal for them .

    Reviewed on /Date(1592810082000+0800)/
  • AlexandraRigby
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    Emotionally tour around Elmina!

    We had a good guided tour around Elmina Slave Castle. Built in 1482, this was the hub of the Portuguese (1482-1637) and Dutch slave trade (1637-1872) on the Gold Coast. Under the rule of the Dutch Wes...

    Reviewed on /Date(1587607024000+0800)/
  • JohnLucienSteven
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    Our people suffered

    Being from Surinam we know how the slaves were brought in. Elmina was very confrontating. They suffered so much.

    Reviewed on /Date(1586027358000+0800)/

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