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This is a very good tour, reasonably priced, and interesting. You learn a lot about the history of the castle, when it was built, what nations occupied it and when, and the slave trade of which the castle played a large part. The tour is...More
It’s a must visit to pay respects to those millions of Africans who suffered at the castle and were shipped off against their will to serve the empire building of the Europeans. Steeped in history, with great views of the coast, it’s a great place...More
As one of the smaller castles it packed a big punch. It was hard being in the slave cells it was so hot and then I realized this was my ancestors reality shacked and with 100’s or more people! Then I humbled myself. I want...More
This was a really emotional visit, great story telling and presentation of historical facts. The visit was inexpensive and educational. The gift shop was also a nice touch. If you are ever in Ghana, this place is a must.
I enjoyed the castle tour. The guide was very good. He actually made us cry when he was telling us the history of the slave castle. It was an emotional tour that left us uneasy. That aside the guide pulled some jokes to make us...More
Been twice and I still get chills walking the same halls many walked in shackles. Great place to see a little bit of what it might have been like so many years ago. Tony was our tour guide and he was great!!!
This place is a amazing and a emotional piece of history that is a must see if you are in Ghana. you can feel the sprit of the people and were here before. You can feel the pain that they had to go through while...More
This is an importaint part of the countries history and defentively a must see. Yet again non GH get charged quite substantialy more. The tour around the castel was very good and informative. An exhibition with more pictures/paintings would be quite informative and helpful in...More
Despite the horror history of the Castles that line the coast of Ghana, this is a must see in Cape Coast. The castle history is detailed in a respectful and honest manner. There are many guides around the place who want to help, but there...More
Response from Dave_Cowley_Road | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sheena, yes I agree with Andrea, booking is not necessary, tour is included in the admission ticket price and this is not expensive. I think there are tours every half hour and they are good. The guides know their stuff