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Ghana Popular Places to Visit

Manhyia Palace Museum

Manhyia Palace was built by the British in 1925 to receive Prempeh I when he returned from a quarter of a century of exile in the Seychelles to resume residence in Kumasi. It was used by the Ashanti kings until 1974; the current Asantehene now lives in a modern compound behind the museum. All visits start with a 10-minute video

Wesley Methodist Cathedral

Wesley Methodist Cathedral is a Methodist cathedral located in Kumasi, Ghana. Wesley is the largest Methodist church in the area, and is the center of the episcopal area in Kumasi. The cathedral is named after John Wesley, one of the founders of the Methodist church.  

The Arts Center Accra

A great place to shop for handicrafts but you must also be prepared for a hard sell. The Accra Arts Center is not exactly a nice, big, orderly building. Rather, it is a crowded collection of vendor stalls; for first time visitors, entering the dimly lit market can be overwhelming. Vendors will do anything to lure buyers into their stalls:

Christiansborg Castle

It is unique among the castles and forts in Ghana as it served as Government House during various periods in the 19th centuries and continues to play that role today. Also known as Osu Castle located in Osu, Accra, Ghana on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf of Guinea.  The present castle is made up of various extensions to the

Makola Market

Makola Market is colorful, bustling, and you can buy absolutely everything. It is one place you can never miss in Accra. The market, dominated by women traders, sells fresh produce, manufactured and imported foods, clothes, shoes, tools, medicines, and pots and pans. Jewelry made from locally handcrafted beads can also be found for sale in the market. Makola Market was constructed

Kintampo Falls

The Kintampo waterfalls located on the Kumasi-Kintampo highway provides a panoramic scene and superbly display the beauty of nature. It is about 4km away from the Kintampo Township, on the Kumasi-Tamale road.  This is the  point where the Pumpu River falls  some seventy (70) meters  to continue its journey towards the Black Volta at Buipe . The Kintampo falls is shaped

Kokrobite Beach

Ghana has some lovely beaches but the most popular for the last decade has been the beaches around Kokrobite including Langma. Kokrobite is a quick 20 mile (30km) tro-tro ride away from the capital Accra. One of the main attractions here is the excellent Academy of African Music and Art (AAMA) founded by master drummer Mustapha Tettey Addy. The Academy

Fort Metal Cross

The British colonial fortification, Fort Metal Cross (originally Dixcove Fort) is located on a promontory near the fishing village of Infuma, in Dixcove (Dick’s Cove) in the Western Region of Ghana. The cove’s quiet waters are suitable for small boats and canoes; large ships anchor approximately 2 kilometres offshore. For the British, the motive for commencing construction of Dixcove Fort in

Paga Crocodile Pond

Located in the north-eastern border of Ghana, Paga is a sacred crocodile sanctuary. Although crocodiles are considered as wild creatures, the Paga crocodiles are friendly and coexist with humans. The friendly relationship between the crocodiles and humans continue to baffle the minds of many. This is in contrast to the perception of crocodiles as dangerous. It is a customary offence to harm,

Aburi Botanical Gardens

Aburi is located on the Akwapim-Togo Range of Ghana. It’s just three quarters of an hour drive from Accra, the capital of Ghana. The cool mountainous weather of Aburi makes it a destination for people who love the cool side of life. Located in this cool tranquil environment is the Aburi Botanical Gardens. The garden covers a total land area