Ghanaian Coastal Plain is a region of Ghana.
This is an ideal region for visitors with a appreciation for history.
Slave forts and castlesEdit
The coastline is famous for its ancient forts, castles and slave dungeons, which were constructed by European merchants. The World Heritage Foundation under UNESCO has declared 11 of them as World Heritage Monuments under the name "Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions".
- Fort Good Hope, Senya Beraku
- Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast
- Fort Patience, Apam
- Fort Amsterdam, Abazde
- Fort St Jago, Elmina
- Fort Batenstein, Butri
- Fort San Sebastian, Shama
- Fort Metal Cross, Dixcove
- English Fort/Fort Vredenburg, Komenda
- Fort Saint Antony, Axim
- Elmina Castle, Elmina
It's also the home of the famous Kakum National Park, Ghana’s most popular canopy walkway, historic places of interest, craft villages and several beach hotels and resorts. Beach lovers can enjoy the region’s many palm fringed beaches, where warm African sunshine combines with the cool Atlantic Ocean breeze. The region enables visitors to establish a link between Africa and Europe, an era long gone.