Understand the very essence of slave trade at Elmina Castle, a World Heritage Site originally built to organize and protect the gold and slave trade conducted by European settlers of the 15th century. You can tour slave dungeons and the ex-governor's luxury suites with staircases leading to slave quarters below. Built the Portuguese, the castle was the first European slave-trading post in sub-Saharan Africa. Don't miss the canons rusting on the battlements, from which you can also enjoy the view of the ocean. Using our international travel planner, Elmina attractions like Elmina Castle can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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My visit to this castle was very educational and overwhelming. It was more enlightening than what i read in history books, I can't wait to visit again soon and relive the experiences
Great place to visit. You can book me for a two day trip to central region and you will like it. The castle is a great place to visit
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