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Real Fishing Community.

Thd landing of the fish is s wonderful sight.smell, noisy, lots of hustle and bustle, women... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nigel H
,
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Beautiful fisherman village

I enjoyed seeing fishermen living in this area. The atmosphere were something I had never... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
sy450
,
Washington, Pennsylvania
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yesterday
“Real Fishing Community.”
8 May 2017
“Beautiful fisherman village”
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Elmina, Ghana
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Reviewed yesterday

Thd landing of the fish is s wonderful sight.smell, noisy, lots of hustle and bustle, women everywhereselung fish of all sizes and shapes. Very much worth walking gingerly through the crowd, ducking to avoid women carrying large metal bowls of fish on their heads, avoiding...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I enjoyed seeing fishermen living in this area. The atmosphere were something I had never experienced. I am from the USA and felt like I am in an ancient city.

Thank sy450
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Nature has carved a special place and history for the Elimina Castle. A standalone Castle facing the Sea and surrounded by a vibrant lagoon separating the Community from the Castle. Nature and history has conspired to make this spatial artifact special in Ghana's history and...More

Thank Abdulai S
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The lagoon is filled with lots of fishing pirogues as the fishermen are either getting set to go on an expedition, or returning from one. You can see some washing their nets, etc.

Thank Omoniyi_David
Reviewed 27 October 2016

friendly people of Elmina always welcome traveler. take a walk by the beach to meet the local fiserman in the town of elmina. lovely town a picturesque place to visit.

Thank Nasir A
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Elmina is a big, lively coastal town with lots of traditional fishing boats and trader stalls - well worth seeing! The locals can get quite aggressive if you just walk up and start taking photos of them. However, if you approach with care and respect,...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Beautiful view from the limited space that is currently accessible. Construction of a bridge has cramped part of the area. So many pretty boats or dhows with all manner of names!

Thank WanjiruT
Reviewed 21 November 2015

a good place to monitor the daily life of the local fishermen and sailors. good eateries around. no entrance fee

Thank Reiseonkel918273
Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Elmina Lagoon is now blocked off by tin walls because of the construction of a new bridge, this significantly takes away from the view of the Lagoon and the fishing boats that used to be quite vibrant. The parts of the Lagoon you can...More

1  Thank are_em_you
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Good experience , but can get very busy with children. The rope walkways are well built but need some maintenance. Different cost for white people , locals pay a lot less. 50cedi - expensive ! A big trek to get there though on very bad...More

Thank Julie W
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