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Tourism in Ghana: Elmina Castle

Just outside of Elmina Castle, ocean mist is fresh in the air, but the salty scent evaporates past the perimeter. Within the castle’s dungeons, the odor of mold and knowledge of its history overpowers every other scent, taste, touch, sound and sight. Elmina Castle, the largest and oldest castle associated with the trans-Atlantic slave trade, … Continue reading

Elmina Castle

One of Ghana’s major tourist attractions is Elmina Castle, the largest and oldest castle involved in the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The castle became open to tourists at the same time as Ghana’s independence in 1957. Since then, tourists have been able to walk through the castle and into the dungeons in which African slaves were … Continue reading