Cape Coast Castle is another UNESCO restored world heritage site and was one of the departure point for Africans being sent to the Americans. The castle is home to the Infamous door of no return.
Elmina Castle was erected by the Portuguese in 1482.It was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence below the Sahara. It is situated 165 km west of Accra on the Gulf of Guinea. A UNESCO world heritage site.
The Kakum National Park covers 375 sq. km of lush tropical rainforest. African’s only walkway through the tree Canopy, a 1000 foot long, 7 bridge walkway with viewing platforms that reach heights over 150 feet above ground. Take a walking tour on the forest floor. See hundreds of species of birds as many or more butterflies, and perhaps catch a glimpse of forest over 40 species of mammals including monkeys and forest elephants.
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