Assin Manso Slave River Site Closed For Renovations

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Assin Manso Ancestral Slave River Park was one of the largest slave markets for gathering people to sell into slavery during the infamous trans-Atlantic slave trade.

It is especially worth seeing as a prelude to viewing Cape Coast slave castle since you will be following the route taken by the ancestors of many African Americans.

It was the final link in the slavery route from northern Ghana and was known to have been the largest slave market for the merchant supplying slaves on the forts and castles on the coast.

Authorities at the tourist attraction has announce that the Assin Manso Slave River Site will be closed on June 10th which is today to June 11th 2021. This is to help the authorities to undertake an emergency works at the site.

The tourist site will official open for normal business duties on 12th of June 2021. For any further enquires you can contact them on +233501517000.

Assin Manso served as the place where slaves had their last bath on their journey. It also has the site where the returned remains of 2 diasporans (Lady Crystal from Jamaica and Carson from New York) were re-buried.

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