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This 16th-century trading lodge now contains the Museum of West African History.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Cape Coast, Ghana
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+233 24 474 1678
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ghana is the land of the European forts and castles, as there are more of these trans-atlantic chattel slavery and colonial edifices in Ghana than any other African country by a country mile. There are several forts built to protect Europeans and their wares all...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never have a quoted another reviewer. However, I could not find better words..."One can actually feel the anguish, fear and humiliation slave men and women must have felt in the dark slave dungeons. The slaves did not know any crime they must have committed to...More

2  Thank Wendy_1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived there after going to the Kakum National Park and the view towards the ocean is just breath taking! We had hired a tour guide with a driver, and it took alot of pressure off, we could just enjoy the sights. The castle is...More

1  Thank laurie549
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful black slavery historic tour experience for the first time at the cape coast castle with Worlanyo Tours. I loved it.

2  Thank svaress
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a place which provokes in one a mixture of emotions that are difficult to describe. One can actually feel the anguish, fear and humiliation slave men and women must have felt in the dark slave dungeons. The slaves did not know any crime...More

1  Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here as part of a weekend rest from our project. Yes it was a standard tourist stop but great information in the museum plus a tour guide made our visit very interesting and informative. Sadly we can’t turn back the clock and remake...More

1  Thank CatieGuide
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited with friends. A very intense and emotional tour which should be experienced by everyone. The guide was well prepared.

Thank Mix F
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Though a Ghanaian and a guide anytime i get the chance to take people to the castle to learn about the slave trade it reminds me how far the world has come in abolishing such dehumanizing atrocities. The guides at the castle are professional, knowledgeable...More

1  Thank ernest20111
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Our tour guide was outstanding. It is very very heavy duty, emotional experience, and one that I will never forget. I am forever changed by this experience.

1  Thank Dina P
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

You can read it history book but to see is a wow. Tour includes to entry price, 40ghs. You can visit old cell, torture rooms, market place, also there is museum.

1  Thank MinnaA206
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Osariemen E
3 August 2018|
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Response from MinnaA206 | Reviewed this property |
40-50 gch per adult
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Abdul S
20 May 2018|
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Sheena G
18 April 2018|
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Response from Dave_Cowley_Road | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sheena, yes I agree with Andrea, booking is not necessary, tour is included in the admission ticket price and this is not expensive. I think there are tours every half hour and they are good. The guides know their stuff
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