World Heritage Sites in Ghana


Forts and Castles of Ghana

(4.97-5.15 N 2.60-1.03 E)

Located in the provinces of Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions between Keta and Beyin.


Ashanti Traditional Buildings

(5.45-7.5 N 3.5-0.0 W)

These are the last material remains of the great Asante civilization, which reached its high point in the 18th century. Since the dwellings are made of earth, wood and straw, they are vulnerable to the onslaught of time and weather.



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Last updated: August 17, 2015