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Kofi Anyidoho

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Castles

Castles

Castles

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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:


* Fort Saint Antony, Axim


* English Fort (Fort Vrendenburg), Komenda

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* Fort Metal Cross, Dixcove

* Fort San Sebastian, Shama


* Fort Batenstein, Butri


* Fort St. Jago (Fort Conraadsburg), Elmina


* Fort Amsterdam, Abandze


* Fort Lijdzaamheid (‘Patience’), Apam


* Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast


* Fort Good Hope (Fort Goedehoop), Senya Beraku

Other castles

* Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply The Castle, the seat of government in Ghana.

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