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The Door of No Return: Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions


Language: English

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.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Volta, Greater Accra, Ghana, Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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