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Cape Coast Castle
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Cape Coast Castle

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Created: 27th Aug 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
Type:
Historical; Architecture
Cost:
25% expensive

Cape Coast Castle should be on every tourist's list.  Its origins date back to 1653, when it was built by the Swedish.  Later taken and improved by the British, in 1844 it became the main center for British administration in the Gold Coast.  Its dungeons were used to hold slaves destined for the Americas.  It is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Contact Information
City:
Cape Coast
Area:
Central Region



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