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In 1674, the British built a small fort using more durable materials and called it Fort Charles, after the reigning monarch King Charles II. However, it was abandoned in order to concentrate efforts and costs on Fort Carolusburg at Cape Coast.
These days they use it as a prison, but you still can find it on the beach in Anomabou town.
The largest of Ghana's National Parks with a size of 4840 square km.
Mole National Park is situated in the heart of the Guinea savannah woodland ecosystem.
A total of 600km of game protection and viewing roads have been developed within the park.
A basic 33-bed, no frills hotel facility, which overlooks an elephant bath, offers overnight accommodation and restaurant facilities.
Ankasa National Park and Old Ankasa are situated near the Ivorian border, these two places are worth a visit. The National Park is a 500 sq.km. tropical rainforest area and the village is located on the border of the National Park.
The people of Old Ankasa provide there needs with small scale farming, hunting, collecting forest products and even tourism.
You can reach Ankasa National Park by road Elubo-Takoradi, get of at Sunkwa where you can see the Ankasa sign along the road. From there on it is a 6km. walk, or you can try to catch a ride.When you choose to walk, you'll come across several little bush-settlements.
Directions: INFO ankasa
There’re less than 10 canopy walks in the world and Ghana has one. You can find it in Kakum National Park;. It’s a nice experience but an expensive one when you compare it with the rest in the country. The reserve has a variety of wildlife, 40 species of larger mammals: forest elephants, bongo, red riverhog, seven primates. There're 200 species of bird and about 400 species of butterflies. You'll find it along the the road Cape Coast-Dunkwa.
Ankasa Conservation Area
Bia Conservation Area
Kakum Conservation Area
Bui National Park
Digya National Park
Kyabobo National Park
Mole National Park
Gbele Resource Reserve
Kalakpa Resource Reserve
Shai Resource Reserve
Kogyae Strict Nature Reserve
Agumatsa Wildlife Sanctuary
Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary
Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary
Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary
Directions: You have to contact the Ghana Wildlife Division if you need some accurate information.
Other Contact: Fax: (233)-21-666476
Fort Amsterdam is one of the many forts along the Ghanaian coastline.
The ruins are on top of a hill near the town of Kormantse.
This place isn’t a tourist hotspot, but you’ll always find a guide inside the building, who will tell you about the history of the fort.
He’ll expect a small fee(5000cedi) for his services.
Directions: Along the road Accra-Cape Coast
Now it’s renovated and used as a museum where you can do guided tours for a small fee.
It's worth a try.
Directions: It's located in the city centre near the Anglican Church
Cape Coast Castle is one of the major tourist attractions in Ghana. Initially constructed as a small trading lodge. Later enlarged and rebuilt to a real castle
Were millions of slaves were shipped through to the Caribbean and the United States.
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