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Forts and Castles along Gold Coast
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Forts and Castles along Gold Coast

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Ghana
The remains of fortified trading-posts, erected between 1482 and 1786, can still be seen along the coast of Ghana between Keta and Beyin. They were links in the trade routes established by the Portuguese in many areas of the world during their era of great maritime exploration.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Forts and Castles along Gold Coast", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.