Doris’s guidebook to Elmina & Cape Coast

Doris
Doris’s guidebook to Elmina & Cape Coast

Sightseeing

One of approximately forty "slave" castles (dungeons) that served as prisons and embarkation points for captured Africans en route to the Americas. This is a UNESCO site
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Cape Coast Castle
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One of approximately forty "slave" castles (dungeons) that served as prisons and embarkation points for captured Africans en route to the Americas. This is a UNESCO site
Elmina Castle was built as a trading post by the Portuguese in 1482. Later, it was expanded when captured Africans were used as a major commerce export along with gold. The tour includes a turret room where the British imprisoned the Ashanti king, Prempeh I, for four years. This is a UNESCO site
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Elmina Castle
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Elmina Castle was built as a trading post by the Portuguese in 1482. Later, it was expanded when captured Africans were used as a major commerce export along with gold. The tour includes a turret room where the British imprisoned the Ashanti king, Prempeh I, for four years. This is a UNESCO site
One of the oldest national parks in the physical center of the earth, Kakum National Park is a 357km national park of undisturbed rainforest. UNESCO site
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Kakum National Park
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One of the oldest national parks in the physical center of the earth, Kakum National Park is a 357km national park of undisturbed rainforest. UNESCO site
The entire village is built on stilts and life has adapted to the watery conditions of the lake. According to history, the village was formed in the eighteenth century as a place local people could go to escape from slave raiders. The people of the village are predominately made up of farmers and their families, with a total population of around 400-500 people.
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The entire village is built on stilts and life has adapted to the watery conditions of the lake. According to history, the village was formed in the eighteenth century as a place local people could go to escape from slave raiders. The people of the village are predominately made up of farmers and their families, with a total population of around 400-500 people.

Food scene

A local favorite. Tasty cuisine that fits any budget.
Sankofa Beach
A local favorite. Tasty cuisine that fits any budget.
Local favorite. Nice place to relax, enjoy the ocean view, cocktails and great music.
Heritage beach resort
Local favorite. Nice place to relax, enjoy the ocean view, cocktails and great music.
Good food, nice cocktails, fun music.
Hutchland beach
Good food, nice cocktails, fun music.
Good food and drinks! $
Tina Tavern
Good food and drinks! $
Nice chill spot! Good food and cool ambiance. $-$$
Acorn Plus Coffee And Grill
Nice chill spot! Good food and cool ambiance. $-$$

City/town information

Twin cities in Ghana's Western Region. The region's largest city and an industrial and commercial center, with a population of approximately 450,000 people. Has beautiful beaches and a mall.
Sekondi-Takoradi
Twin cities in Ghana's Western Region. The region's largest city and an industrial and commercial center, with a population of approximately 450,000 people. Has beautiful beaches and a mall.

Consigli per viaggiatori

Frasi utili

Fante to assist you during your stay

Quick and easy Fante to make your stay enjoyable. Good morning-Mema wo akye Goodbye-Yebeyia Madaase-Thank you Madaase pii- Thank you very much How much-Ahen How much do I owe you-Medze wo kaw ahen Where is the bathroom-Egyananbea no wo hen Toilet-Egyanan
Muoversi in zona

Taxis

Taxis are an inexpensive way to get around town. If you don't want to share taxis, expect to pay a little extra.
Cosa portare

Travel light

Pack lightweight, easily washable clothing and footwear. During the rainy season, you might want to pack a thin jacket or sweater.