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Fort San Sebastian

Town Square, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
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Interesting & Educative

A well-established Fort in Shama - Ghana. It is the second Fort in the country after Axim Fort. It... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
daniel a
Little to see, could be cultivated.

In broad terms this should be on the 'to visit' list of any tourist to the region. While there is... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
malcolmwuk2016
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1 Jan 2018
“Interesting & Educative”
12 Feb 2017
“Little to see, could be cultivated.”
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Town Square, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

A well-established Fort in Shama - Ghana. It is the second Fort in the country after Axim Fort. It has a lot of great and unique history. We had a very nice experience and was educative as well.

Thank daniel a
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

In broad terms this should be on the 'to visit' list of any tourist to the region. While there is little to see and it is difficult to access it is a site of great cultural importance. Disappointingly the $10 entrance fee for a foreigner...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I found this historical site by chance because I was looking for a vantage point to take pictures of Sekondi harbour . There was no road sign to it and I was quite surprised to find this old building at the top of the hill...More

Thank Frank R
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Most people have never heard of Fort San Sebastian but it is well worth a trip. It in the small fishing village of Aboadze at the turn off just after inchaban Junction on the main road between Accra and Takoradi. The fort has been turned...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

I truly enjoy this visit and was an eye opener on what happened during colonial times. however it a shame that we have not yet learn ...today we have embraced a new type of modern colonialism that we call economy ... so we created "...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2015

It's nice visiting there.Indeed,it's brought back memory of yester-years in view of the slave trade.

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Reviewed 27 February 2015

This 400 year old fort could, with a little effort, be much much better. Get rid of all the stuff (rubbish, ladders, election boxes etc.) that is stored there, paint it and add a few information boards. The fort symbolises a really interesting part of...More

Thank Beahive
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Not only Fort San Sabastian but all forts visited are falling apart. Such an inmense pity to see 400 year old buildings is not being taken care off!! This part of the country, from Accra, Cape Coast, Elmina and past Dixcove has soooo much tourist...More

2  Thank Jacob312613
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