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Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
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Cape Coast Guided Day Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transported to the historic Cape Coast Township for this tour. After a two and a half hour trip from Accra you will arrive in Cape Coast for a guided tour of the castle. Whiles here you will come to terms with the unpalatable conditions that the slaves were subjected to as you witness their cells and difficulty of their incarceration. From here you will understand why there are people of African descent all over the world. medicinal as well as social values of the trees as seen generations past and now. Enjoy some breathtaking view of the countryside and the palm frond beaches as you make this trip. This trip is done with your private tour guide who w history and customs of the communities en route. You will return to Accra after the tour as your private car take you to your hotel.""""Take a trip to the past to learn all you can about the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade as you visit the Cape Coast Castle. Being among the largest slave castles in the world
From $234.00
 
Old Fadama Slum Tour in Accra
"Meet your local guide and head off on foot to Accra’s Old Fadama area. As the capital city of Ghana Accra attracts high numbers of people in search of a better way of life. Many are drawn here from rural areas across the country in the hope of improved living conditions and this puts a strain on the city’s resources. During your tour learn how Accra has expanded and grown to accommodate the influx and meet some of its residents.Stroll through Old Fadama and observe people going about their daily lives. Life isn't particularly easy in a slum such as this yet many of the residents maintain a positive outlook in the face of challenging circumstances. Hear all about it from your guide and see locals hard at work salvaging discarded appliances and machinery. Learn how unwanted items are turned from waste into profit
From $36.00

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The movie "Cobra Verde" was made in Elmina

Cobra Verde is the title of a movie by Werner Herzog that was made in and around of Elmina Castle in 1987. The story of the movie was based on the book "The Viceroy of Ouidah" published in 1980 by...
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Fort São Jorge da Mina = St. George’s Castle

Fort São Jorge da Mina is nowadays mostly called St. George’s Castle or Elmina Castle. It was built in 1482 by the Portugese and it was the very first european Fortress on the African Coast. It was...
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Fort Sao Jago da Mina = Coenraadsburg

Fort Sao Jago da Mina is also called Coenraadsburg and it is the 2nd big Fort in Bilmina. It was built in 1555 by the Portugese with a fortified chapel on top of a hill. In 1637 the Dutch took over...
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The Nigerian tourists in Elmina

Elmina Castle is a popular sight for other african tourists. A large group of Nigerian tourists were in Elmina castle when they discovered a white man (me). Oja-oja, they wanted to take pictures of...
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Religious singing and dancing

Load music is heard from a backstreet in Elmina where locals gather to sing and dance. This is some kind of religious thing where people are almost in a trance. And it happens every week. It's all...
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In the streets of Elmina

Many of the buildings in the Elmina has a colonial character. The streets are narrow with streets vendors along the sidewalks.
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Buildings with decorated advertisements

Many houses and buildings in Cape Coast are decorated and painted with advertisements from mobile network companies.
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Fishing boats

The main business in Elmina is fishing, and the harbour is packed with traditional West-African fishing boats.
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Elmina Castle

The Elmina Castle was buit by Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina, it was after several attemts conqueed by the Dutch in 1637 and building then Fort Coenraadsburg (also called Fort Sao Jago da...
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Posuban Shrines

Posuban Shrines are unique to Ghana’s central region. These shrines where made by Asafo companies, they are traditional voluntary groups for the defense of their town against invaders, but today its...
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Fort St. Jago

Fort St. Jago, opposite of Fort Elmina was built by the Dutch built in 1652 to protect Fort Elmina, you will have a wonderful view over Elmina, but walking up that steep hill is exhausting. Entrance...
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