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Unbelievable suffering for the slaves whom were captured and brutalised here. Squeezed in a cell with many others and be faced with human mental, emotional and physical torture. Never having privacy to conduct normal human daily function and then having to sleep amongst or on...More
All I can say is that this was a life changing visit. It was painful to see what the diaspora of West Africans suffered. It stands as a reminder for humanity to be better in the present and future. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!
It was an amazing experience, seeing all that with have read and heard about slave trade in Ghana in person, with these castles posing us evidence to that. Our visit to the castle was combined with a visit to the fishing community to meet with...More
Our visit to Elmina castle was a great but sombre experience. Our tour guide Ato was exceptional and extremely knowledgable. I learned so much. I plan on visiting again the next time I’m in Ghana. You simply can’t miss out in this opportunity.
Elmina Castle which is also known as St. George Castle is recognized by UNSESCO as a World Heritage Site. Elmina Castle, erected by the Portuguese in 1482, was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, and the castle is the oldest European...More
Compared to the cape coast castle, I honestly really liked the elmina castle more.
A lot more to see, a better picture of the past was painted verbally with physical evidence
Hard to photograph as everything is huge and close.
Entry fee 5gh (locals) 40gh...More
Elmina is the largest slave castle in the world. We had a wonderful tour guide that explained things so perfectly to our kids. We learned that once the slaves set foot in the castle, they could spend up to three months in horrific conditions. And...More
Elmina Castle is a must see when in Ghana to better understand the history of the county and horrors that happend here.
Our tour guide was really good. Telling the facts as they are, but not blaming anybody. I am Dutch and my people played...More