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The Fort on the Hill

it's a really old fort. up on a Hill that you can see from the neighbouring beach and villages... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
Sylvestre A
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Accra, Ghana
Tracing family roots

This fort, although not as restored and commercial as Cape Coast or Elmina, is very significant in... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2014
AngelinaHP
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Milford, New Hampshire
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31 Aug 2017
“Great location, amazing state of preservation”
10 May 2016
“The Fort on the Hill”
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Great location, amazing state of preservation, great view from the ramparts, eerie interior (once a slave fort, then a prison until recently) and not that frequently visited by tourists. Fantastic beach right at the foot of the fort.

Thank Krzysztof D
Reviewed 10 May 2016

it's a really old fort. up on a Hill that you can see from the neighbouring beach and villages. It's not as big as the other forts in cape Coast and Elmina but it also has it's own story.

Thank Sylvestre A
Reviewed 9 February 2016

To get an impression of how the slave trades went on, a visit to the Fort is a good idea. You can't believe this has really been going on, it makes you feel ashamed. The guided tours differ on the guide, some are very enthusiastic,...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Great guy who lives in this old castle has the history down! Enjoyed the time to see, to learn and to connect with Ghana.

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Reviewed 20 October 2014

This fort, although not as restored and commercial as Cape Coast or Elmina, is very significant in the history of the slave trade. Our tour guide, Phillip, is knowledgeable and very well spoken. Any of these forts are heart-wrenching to tour, but this one is...More

Thank AngelinaHP
Reviewed 4 June 2014

My third great grandfather was involved in the slave trade as an English sailor in the 1790s and visited Anomabo in the early 1790s. I visited Ghana, in part, to learn more about his life and to learn more about the slave trade and how...More

3  Thank Robert C
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