Forts and Castles in Ghana
Elmina, Ghana: Elmina Castle, an old Portuguese fortress - river side and fishing boats - S„o Jorge da Mina castle, Feitoria da Mina, Portuguese Gold Coast - Unesco world heritage site - photo by M.Torres

Tourist Sites in Ghana: Elmina Castle

Established by the Portuguese in 1482 as the São Jorge da Mina, which literary means St. George of the Mine, was one of the camping bases during the slave trade which occurred in the Gold Coast (Ghana). Despite being built by the Portuguese, the castle was later taken over by the Dutch who eventually relinquished...Read More
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