Fun and interesting places for tourists to visit in Ghana and have fun and experience the warmth and beauty of this country to the fullest, you definitely didn't know exist. Kakum National Park, Elmina Castle, Boti Falls, Mole National Park etc. are the very popular places that crosses your mind when tourist sites are mentioned.
Historians will always have something to tell us about our past. Ghana has had a lot of castles and Forts built on its land. Two of these castles are the Cape Coast Castle and the Elmina Castle. Today let us find out the current states of these two castles.
Ghana is one of the nicest place in the world with a peaceful community. Ghana is is known for its serene places in some parts. Ghana is one of the places in Africa where you can have a site seeing and have recreation. Here are some serene tourist sites in Ghana you can visit. 1. Kakum national park Rainforest reserve with a canopy walkway 2. Mole National Park Large park with diverse wildlife 3. Cape Coast Castle Museum of the trans - atlantic slave trade. 4. Elmina Castle Landmark slave trading post and museum.
King Prempeh I was exiled in 1896 at Seychelles Island after a lengthy attempt by the British to colonize Asante was continuously met with stiff opposition. He agreed to abdicate just to maintain peace in the Kingdom which at that point had a lot of cracks in it coupled with some states leaving the confederacy. He was first of all taken to the Elmina Castle, but the British got a information that some Asantes, who were the last embers of Asante resistance were planning to attack Elmina to take their King. To
Please before you read, kindly hit the + follow button in other not to miss my future post.Slave Trading African Empires that were involved in the Transatlantic Slave Trade included the Kingdom of Benin in West Africa.
St. George Castle is a tourist attraction in Ghana's Central Region. This castle, also known as the Elmina Castle, is one of Ghana's most well-known sights. When traveling from Accra to the Central Region, it can be found along the shore. It was the first European edifice established in Ghana by the Europeans (particularly the Portuguese) in 1482 for trading in gold and other natural resources.
If you ever thought of where you would want to visit or have fun in Ghana, then this article has covered it all. In this article I have stated 3 wonderful places you can visit or have your excursion at in Ghana. Kindly follow me by clicking on the + Follow button at the top right corner so that you can read my recent and past articles. First on the list is the Kakum National Park. The Kakum National Park is located in the Central Region. The Kakum National Park has a serene environment where families and freinds
In the year 1471, the Portuguese were the first Europeans to arrived at the Gold Coast specifically Elmina after 50 years of exploring the Gulf of Guinea.
Ghana is known to be one of the developing countries in the world and at the same time among the countries with attractive and beautiful sites that can be visited. Going on tour to most tourist sites in Ghana would be your happiest moment in life. Ghana is also rated under countries with low financial level but with beautiful sites. Tourism as explained by one great Educationalist said " it is the process of leaving your homes and time to travel to places for relaxation, enjoyment,sight-seeing and healthy l
Archaeologists have discovered that the city of Shibam is one of the world's heritage sites which has some far years back been spared by war. The Shibam city is located in Yemen which contains some remains of the war fought sometime ago. The building is believed to have existed since the 18th centuries. Yemen is one of the countries in the world believed to be a war zone. A number of conflicts have happened there several years ago but still exist. It's infact an unrest country that forces people to migrate to
If you look closely at the coast of Ghana, you will find countless ancient castles and fortresses. These fortresses marked the beginning of the dangerous journey of slaves in the era of the slave trade. These fortresses are the last memory of slaves never returning home before being shipped out of the Atlantic. Read more about the shocking history of Ghanaian slave fortresses and what it means for modern Ghana... Between 1482 and 1786, many castles and fortresses were erected along Ghana's 500-kilometer
Constructed in 1482 by the Portuguese, who called it São Jorge da Mina, Elmina Castle is the oldest existent colonial structure in Sub-Saharan Africa. It’s held up beautifully throughout the centuries, but as a center for the transatlantic slave trade, much of its history is dark. We took a tour, during which we were confronted with the unthinkable conditions suffered by the prisoners, before they were shipped off to the New World. The Elmina Castle which exists today has very little to do with the structure
The coast of Elmina was inhabited by the Fantes who shared some uncertain relationship with the Akans.Their ancestors were miners and merchants who traded gold into the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages.
The real life Wacanda Cape coast is one of the cities in Africa which still have history about our colonization and more over building to serve as proof. Since our forefathers stepped foot at Elmina Castle in Cape coast before leaving our Mother Africa The Wacanda city is set to be in real life and this was possible because of the ADDI,in which they has finally selected Cape coast in Ghana to have the Wacanda city built since our firstancestors stepped on foot there before living our very continent Africa. There
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo crosses the mine to begin work on the Elmina fishing port rehabilitation and expansion project. As part of the project, existing facilities such as administrative blocks, subways and workshops will be renovated and modernized. The port will also have a new fishing port with a main breakwater, breakwater, and a jetty where the larger fishing vessels will arrive and land safely, as well as special access to the port and warehouse. In addition, the facility will have a fish
Fort St. Jago (Fort Conraadsburg) – Elmina Fort Coenraadsburg or Conraadsburg, also Fort São Tiago da Mina, is a small Portuguese chapel built in honor of Saint Jago and it is situated opposite the Elmina Castle in the Central region of Ghana. It was built to protect St. George’s Castle (Elmina Castle) from attacks. Fort Conraadsburg was built in the 1660s. It was built on the site of a fortified chapel that the Portuguese had built and that the Dutch had burned to the ground in the Battle of Elmina (1637).
Ghana is 63 years old after independence with great history and culture being passed on from generation to generation. Yet there are some facts you are yet to know especially if you were born in the late 90s and 2000s. 1. After independence, the name of the country was changed from gold Coast to Ghana. Did you know that meaning of Ghana is Warrior King. I bet you didn't know. 2. Another interesting history is, Cowry shell was used as money hence we derived the name cedi from there. 3. A Ghanaian Ferdie Auto
EATURE Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale has chalked another achievement in 2021 as his songs were featured in a 2020 Netflix blockbuster titled, Black Beach. Born Charles Nii Armah Mensah, the artiste who never misses the opportunity to warn his colleagues to make money will be smiling to the bank as the Esteban Crespo-directed movie is released worldwide. Among other songs that scored the movie, Shatta Wale’s ‘Ayoo,’ Mama Story, and My Level also had ample playtime. Hit single ‘Ayoo’ was very