The Elmina Castle was constructed by the Portuguese between 1482 and 1486. The Castle holds the dark history of enslavement and torture. The Elmina Castle is surrounded with blue skies, sandy beaches, and tropical palms and it disguises a dark history.
Elmina Castle was the last place thousands of African slaves were sold and shipped overseas for a lifetime of horror. Many horrors transpired within the walls of the fortress, which have never been erased by time. Located some miles away from the Cape coast, Elmina Castle is a place all Africans need to visit to