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Castles in Africa

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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
    Tours from $10
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    Castle of Good Hope , Cape Town Central
    3.2
    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 $3
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    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 $10
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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 $347
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    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 $75
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