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There on a weekend off from volunteering. Was very moving and eerie of what the captives went through. From the chains on the walls to the dungeon and the point of no return. Wreaths and bouquets left in the cells was heart breaking.
Visited the Castle with my wife and 10 years old son and was left numb by the experience. Walking through the entire complex and seeing the sharp contrasts between the dungeons where the slaves were holed up and the lavish, expansive quarters of the slave...More
The guided tour of the Cape Coast castle juxtaposes the beauty of the surroundings with the inhumanity of the site. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this castle is an infamous reminder of the inhumanity of the slave trade. With a small museum on the slave...More
The Tour of the Cape Coast Castle is an emotional one for any visitor, and coupled with the fact that 2019 has been tagged the 'Year of Return', the significance of the role played by the Slave trade in African history is even more apt.
This is another castle in the grim series of slave towers along Ghana's coast. Smaller than Elmina, the story is much the same horrific narrative. Several stores inside offer standard fare to tourists. There is normally also an interesting exhibition of local artists
I’m from the Caribbean. This is where My linage started. It’s a powerful very emotional tour. All the tragedies my ancestors had to endure. It fulfilled my heart to be able to go to where it all began although very sad and tragic. The Tour...More
This is one of the most emotional trips that I have taken in my life.
The fee to enter is really low. The guide was exceptional and although there were only 4 in my group we got our own guide and so were not rushed...More