List of castles in Ghana

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Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
Cape Coast Castle
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Location Ghana Edit this on Wikidata
Includes Fort Groot-Friedrichsburg
Cape Coast Castle
Elmina Castle
Fort Amsterdam
Fort Apollonia
Fort Batenstein
Fort Coenraadsburg
Fort Goede Hoop
Fort Metal Cross
Fort Patience
Fort Prinzenstein
Fort Santo Antonio
Fort San Sebastian
Fort Vredenburgh
Fort William, Ghana
Osu Castle Edit this on Wikidata
Criteria vi[1]
Reference 34
Coordinates 5°06′13″N 1°14′28″W / 5.10369°N 1.241°W / 5.10369; -1.241
Inscription 1979 (3rd Session)
List of castles in Ghana is located in Ghana
List of castles in Ghana
Location of List of castles in Ghana

This is a list of castles in Ghana.

UNESCO list[edit]

Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions is the collective designation by UNESCO of European-style fortifications and outposts (mostly Portuguese, Dutch and British) along the Gold Coast (modern-day Ghana) during the colonial period.

The term specifically applies to 11 ensembles designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979:

Central Region[edit]

Volta Region[edit]

Greater Accra Region[edit]

Western Region[edit]

Other castles[edit]

Kumasi Fort

References[edit]

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