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the actual castle was great

a beautiful visit - the castle is worth going to, the view fantastic and the guide was so... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Carmel M
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
Easy and important place to visit

My friends and I walked from the Mausoleum to the Independence Arch to Geese Park and finally to... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
acoghill
,
Casablanca, Morocco
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

a beautiful visit - the castle is worth going to, the view fantastic and the guide was so knowledgable and interesting. I learnt a lot.

Thank Carmel M
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

My friends and I walked from the Mausoleum to the Independence Arch to Geese Park and finally to Osu Castle. We were happy to find a tour group to join and learned a ton. I was especially impressed with how the tour guide answered questions....More

1  Thank acoghill
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Staff here are rude and unhelpful. Came on a Tuesday, they said the place was closed, and to come back on Saturday. Came on Saturday, they still said it was closed. Realized they will say anything just to get you to go away. This place...More

1  Thank thismanisnice
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

So sad to see that the place is not well maintained .. A little TLC and this could attract a serious amount of tourists

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

we visited Osu castle and it totally changed our view. We were not aware of how the slavery trade functioned in Ghana and this tour graphically show the stark conditions they were kept in. they are currently renovating the castle to include an exhibition of...More

Thank Greg O
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I had a chance to visit Osu castle in an official capacity. I had a meeting with a minister on a certain regional matter. While there, I took the opportunity to tour the place. The castle has a lot of history which I will not...More

1  Thank frantz05
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Having visited Elmina and Cape Coast Castles, this was the missing piece of the key slave trade forts. A guide for a free tour is provided and a gratuity at the end is more or less expected. It is early days for this attraction –...More

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

I know the castle is not open for visitors for that long and that made us liking the castle, but we were not deeply impressed. The guide told me they're still working in opening some rooms. Personally I think they can do more with decoration,...More

1  Thank Rhodé T
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

historical interest, great educational the exit for the slave from West Africa. culture show and a lot of souvenir

1  Thank Paul N
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I was guider by William, the caretaker of Osu castle, and he gave me a tour around the Castle and tid surroundings. The castle is of special interest for me because it started by Swedes. I recommend a visit!

1  Thank Carin B
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Tracey C
10 January 2018|
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Response from Carin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tracey, I was to the Osu Castle in november 2017 alone and with out booking any guide, in a whim sort of. I took a tro tro heading from Labadi beach to Jamestown and asked the driver to let me of where the road to the... More
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