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Top Choice Castle in Cape Coast

Cape Coast Castle

Cape Coast’s imposing, whitewashed castle commands the heart of town, overlooking the sea. Once one of the world's most important slave-holding sites, it provides horrifying insight into the workings of the trade. S…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Cape Coast

Baobab Vegetarian Moringa Restaurant

A tiny organic food bar with a wholesome touch, Baobab serves up great veggie stews and curries, black-bread sandwiches and refreshing juices, smoothies and shakes. All this and there's a great sea view too.
International in Cape Coast

Orange Beach Bar & Restaurant

Sitting on the beach next to Cape Coast Castle, this airy and friendly cafe serves fresh organic juices and smoothies, as well as tasty breakfasts, fish grills and Ghanaian dishes. It's a good place for a party too,…
African in Cape Coast

The Castle

Though not as impressive in size as its next-door neighbour (Cape Coast Castle), this wooden bar-restaurant is a charmer. The fare (a mix of Ghanaian and international dishes) is good, though not sensational.
Church in Cape Coast

Wesley Methodist Cathedral

This gracious old church was set up by missionaries of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society in 1835, making it one of the oldest (and largest) Methodist churches in Ghana.
Castle in Cape Coast

Fort Victoria

Built in 1821 on a hillside in western Cape Coast, Fort Victoria was used as an outlook post by the British, hence the stunning views out over the town.
Castle in Cape Coast

Fort William

This former lookout post and lighthouse was built in 1820, and has wide-ranging views over the town.