Bunce Island, 15 km east of Freetown. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Bunce Island played an important part in the early history of the country. It was the major slave trading post on the West African Coast.

Today, you can see the ruins of the British run fortress where thousand of slaves stolen from our country were brought down and held in an open yard.

Walking through the remnants of the walls and bastions, you can still see the slave quarters and storage rooms and residential blocks…

Series of videos from the National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone (NTBSL).