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Slave House of Togo

Agbodrafo, Togo
+228 90 13 59 56
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The psychology of slavery...

Slavery was a horrible thing, but the psychology of it is even worse. You'll learn a lot at this... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Dan831984
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Ludwigsburg, Germany
Confrontation with the past

The house is a real eye-opener. We had a translator with us, so we got to learn a lot about the... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Djesika D
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
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3 Sep 2017
“The psychology of slavery...”
3 May 2017
“Confrontation with the past”
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Agbodrafo, Togo
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+228 90 13 59 56
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Slavery was a horrible thing, but the psychology of it is even worse. You'll learn a lot at this place, it's eye-opening. I went with Noour Voyages, and my guide was able to get an English-speaking guide in about 2 minutes. This is a horrible,...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The house is a real eye-opener. We had a translator with us, so we got to learn a lot about the history of the house. After the explanation we we're allowed to crawl underneath the floor. This was a very confronting and emotional experience. an...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

There is not much to see although it is hoped that this site will be developed into a museum in the future. Unfortunately all of the available guides speak French only so we couldn't access much of it. One plus - you can climb down...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The story behind the slave house in Togo is one that needs to be heard at the location. It is riveting. My guide Jeremies was the best and also the manager of the attraction. It was the most memorable(apart from the nice local food) part...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is a little difficult to find, our driver had to stop a few times to ask directions but the local people were very helpful. It is about a 45 minute drive from Lome towards the Benin border. The guide was very knowledgeable & spoke...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

The slave house or "Maison des Esclaves" was one of the last clandestine slave trading houses in operation after the abolition of slavery. Located less than a mile from the beach, the house was the last stop for slaves before boarding slave ships off the...More

10  Thank R J
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