Accra’s architecture reflects its colonial history, with 17th century castles standing alongside modern skyscrapers. A veritable melting pot of cultures, the city’s central financial and shopping districts contrast sharply with the less affluent residential areas surrounding the urban core.
Places to visit in Accra:-
- Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
- Bojo Beach
- Aburi Botanical Gardens
- Accra Mall
- Kwame Nkrumah’s Mausoleum
- Labadi Pleasure Beach
- James Town Lighthouse
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Once you land in Accra you will be greeted by warmth and a relaxing atmosphere, where you can chill out and enjoy all the good things which are to come from your holiday.
It is important to embrace the new environment and culture of the new places you are on a visit to which might be directly proportionate to the amount of fun you will have. The Ghanaian practices followed in the Naming and Funeral ceremony are quite unique. At birth, the child is given a day name based upon the gender and day of the week on which the child was born.
Accra has many popular sightseeing destinations such as its national museum where you can learn some of Accra and Ghanas history and see some ancient relics and pictures from previous years.
There are also many markets to look around in Accra inclining the handicraft market where you can find all kinds of local arts and crafts and designs which have been created by the locals.
Trotros are minivans that act as the city’s public transit system that are usually very crowded. They are the cheapest way to travel but can be very slow, especially during rush hour.
Houses in the shanty towns are congested and cramped. It is hard to find empty or vacant lands. They are mostly mud built huts made from any materials that they could possibly find for construction. They are made of sticks, palm fronds woven into screens, sheets of corrugated iron or plywood, concrete breezeblocks and discarded packing cases from the port. The shanty towns, like James Town, are like mazes with muddy lanes where goats, chickens and dogs scrabble for scraps.
The University of Ghana at Legon is just 14km north of Accra. It has these distinctive buildings that are regarded as the most elegant tree-lined gardens that are popular with students and visitors. One of must visit places in Accra are the National Museum, with its splendid display and it also reflects the heritage of Ghana from pre-historic times to modern times; the National Theatre with its distinctive modern architecture, the Centre for National Cultural Centre, Independence Square, the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum; the fishing port at James Town and Makola Market
When dining in Accra, you will find a range of different restaurants specialising in all kinds of specific cuisine. The most common places you will come across where you can eat will usually be eastern restaurants such as Chinese, sushi and Indian but there are many different bars, cafes, local food establishments and variations of Italian and American cuisine all around Accra.