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The Best Castles in Africa

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Castles in Africa

Elmina Castle , Elmina
4.5
Understand the very essence of slave trade at Elmina Castle, a World Heritage Site originally built to organize and protect the gold and slav
Tours from ¥246
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Cape Coast Castle , Cape Coast
4.5
Tour the lower-level dungeons and upper-level rooms at Cape Coast Castle, a historical museum set in a stone fortress built by European slave
Castle of Good Hope , Cape Town Central
3.3
Listed as a provincial heritage site, Castle of Good Hope represents a well-preserved 17th-century star fort initially used by the Dutch East
Tours from ¥23
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Duration: 11 to 15 hours
Cape Coast is a must visit tour destination in Ghana. The presence of forts and castles have made this destination a popular site for those who want to learn more about the history of slave trade in Ghana and other parts of West Africa. These forts and castles can mostly be found on the coast of Ghana. While in Cape Coast, we will also visit the Kakum National Park which is the second largest national park in Ghana. We will climb the Canopy walkway which will give us the perfect sight of the breathtaking view of the forest from above.
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Ribat of Monastir , Monastir
4.4
Ribat of Monastir, a small frontier fortress that dates back to 796, was traditionally used for defense and surveying the sea for signs of en
Tours from ¥315
World heritage site · Castle
Fasil Ghebbi , Gonder
4.6
Multiple towers and corridors define Fasil Ghebbi, an impressive remains of a fortress city that was once home of Ethiopia's emperors; today
Tours from ¥936

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