Top 5 breathtaking castles in Africa you need to visit

Fredrick Ngugi April 18, 2018
A popular castle in Egypt. Photo credit: OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
This article has been edited and was first published on February 05, 2018.

Since the dawn of time, Africans have remained uniquely creative especially in their cultural and social ways of life. This singularity is also manifest in the African architectural traditions particularly those used in the construction of ancient homes and important structures such as the kings’ castles.

While some people might assume that Europe is the only place to find magnificent forts, Africa too has its fair share of castles, some of which are hundreds of years old. So, if you are looking to learn the real traditional African architectural history, you just need to explore these castles.

Here are the top five breathtaking castles in Africa.

Last Edited by:Ismail Akwei Updated: April 18, 2018


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