Traveling to Ghana for the Year of Return? Here are the top five historic sites to visit

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Dec 19, 2019 at 11:30am

December 19, 2019 at 11:30 am | Diaspora Connect

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

December 19, 2019 at 11:30 am | Diaspora Connect

Ex-US President Barack Obama at the Cape Coast slave castle — Photo Credit: Pete Souza

Cape Coast Castle

Located in the capital city of the Central Region of Ghana, the Cape Coast Castle is one of the major historic sites in Ghana and Africa.

Cape Coast Castle — Photo Credit: SandisterTei

Built by the Swedes, it was originally used as a trading spot for timber and gold. The Castle later became a transition center for African slaves to be shipped to the Americas and the Caribbean. 

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