Sunday, 24 November 2013

34 GH - Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions (1979)

Brief Description 
"The remains of fortified trading-posts, erected between 1482 and 1786, can still be seen along the coast of Ghana between Keta and Beyin. They were links in the trade routes established by the Portuguese in many areas of the world during their era of great maritime exploration."


34-001     Fort Good Hope (Fort Goedehoop)
34-002     Cape Coast Castle
34-003     Fort Patience (Fort Leysaemhyt)
34-004     Fort Amsterdam
34-005     Fort St. Jago (Fort Conraadsburg)
34-006     Fort Batenstein
34-007     Fort San Sebastian
34-008     Fort Metal Cross
34-009     English Fort (Fort Vrendenburg)
34-010     Fort Saint Antony
34-011     Elmina Castle (St. George's Castle/ Fort St. Jorge)

Source UNESCO WH website

Courtesy of Bonsei from Ghana
 34-002     Cape Coast Castle

 34-011     Elmina Castle (St. George's Castle/ Fort St. Jorge)

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