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Where to find Okomfo Anokye Sword in Kumasi

This site is a historical landmark where the Legendary Okomfo Anokye Sword is cited. The Sword site is the exact place where the Golden Stool of Asanteman descended unto the laps of King Osei Tutu I,” Opemsuo” the founder of Asante Nation. The site was predicted by Okomfo Anokye to be a healing place for millions of people.

Lo and behold, the site happens to be the exact place where the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital is situated within Bantama, a suburb of Kumasi Metro.

Okomfo Anokye Sword
The historical Sword of Okomfo Anokye

One fascinating story about the Sword is that, since it was planted in 1695, countless number of attempts had been made to remove it from the ground but to no avail.

 


Source: Manhyiapalacemuseum.org

Written by Frank Amofa

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