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Fort Amsterdam

Off the Accra-Cape Coast Road, Abandze, Saltpond, Ghana
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Historic place for people all over the world.

One of the smaller formally gold and slave trading forts in Ghana. Many people from the US... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2015
oetlul
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Lutjebroek, The Netherlands
via mobile
An Amazing--albeit extremely sad--Bit of History

This fort is a little off the beaten path, but it is a very worthwhile visit. While Cape Coast... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2014
AmherstBird
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 May 2015
“Historic place for people all over the world.”
6 Aug 2014
“An Amazing--albeit extremely sad--Bit of History”
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Off the Accra-Cape Coast Road, Abandze, Saltpond, Ghana
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Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

One of the smaller formally gold and slave trading forts in Ghana. Many people from the US, Jamaica, Suriname and other countries visit this place because their family originated here. The local guide however told that many of the slaves where transported by african trading...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2014

This fort is a little off the beaten path, but it is a very worthwhile visit. While Cape Coast tends to get all the tourists, this fort is smaller but has many of the same elements. The fact that one can visit alone is in...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2014

We stopped to view Fort Amsterdam, previously known as Fort Cormantine when built by the British in 1645. It sits abandoned just off the Accra-Cape Coast Road on a hill overlooking the ocean in Abandze. We were surrounded by local children when we visited, but...More

4  Thank Robert C
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