Entrance to Fort Christiansborg
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Christiansborg Osu Castle

Built by the Danish as Christianborg Castle in the 1660s, Osu Castle has since then been passed on to many different owners. The castle was used for the trade of slaves and gold but was abandoned after the abolition of slave trading in 1803. In 1902 Christiansborg Castle became the seat of government and serves as the office of Ghana's President.

Elmina Beach
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Elmina Town

On a narrow stretch of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Benya Lagoon lies the enchanting and historical town of Elmina. Full of a mix of remnants of colonial architecture and olden shrines, Elmina is one of the oldest towns in Ghana and an important city in the nation's history.

Elmina Castle or St. George Castle
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Elmina Castle or St. George Castle

The significant castle of St. George (Elmina Castle) is the first major European construction in tropical Africa. It is situated in the central region of Ghana in a town called Elmina.

Fishing boats Cape Coast Ghana
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Cape Coast Travel Guide

Do you want to visit a land with a rich history that would take you back to the 17th century? If yes, then Cape Coast is just the right place for you!

Cape Coast Castle
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Cape Coast Castle Museum

Want to know how the brave new world came into being? Step back a few centuries and visit the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. Now a museum, Cape Coast Castle is one of the about 40 slave castles or large trading posts built by European traders and colonists.

Kolossi Castle
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Kolossi Castle

Kolossi Castle - the former Crusader stronghold is located in the village of Kolossi. The initial construction, a fortress was built in the 13th century. The current castle was built on top of it in the 15th century. The castle belonged to the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem but in the 14th century it was overtaken by Knights Templar.

Rear side of the castle in Limassol
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Limassol Castle Cyprus Medieval Museum

Limassol Medieval Castle in the center of Limassol old town was constructed in the 13th century and it is said to have been built on the site where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria of Navarre and crowned her Queen of England in 1191. Until 1950, the castle's basement was used as a prison but has now been converted into a museum.