Are you bored with life and just want a great escape, or probably you’ve been working too hard and want to take a break? This article helps you get through the pages to find the best locations you can visit in Ghana. Just read through and don’t even thank me later.
Ghana is exceptionally endowed with great natural resources as well as capital resources that make up the bulk of tourist attractions in the country. It is home to many of the world’s historic sites that have drawn people from different parts of the world. Ghana is bordered by Burkina Faso to the north, Ivory Coast to West, Togo to the East and The Gulf Of Guinea to the south.
So let’s get going, what are the must see locations in Ghana?
- Accra, capital city of Ghana.
Accra is one of the safest capitals in Africa and home to many investors world wide. The city boasts of a lot of modern infrastructure with exquisite architecture at the same it has very traditional shanty towns with some slums here and there. This adds up to the beauty of the capital city. Here are a few main attraction in the country’s capital.
- National Museum: This museum contains the cultural history of Ghana including the slave-trade. Also contains the pride of the Ashanti Kingdom.
- Beaches : Accra is surrounded by beautiful beaches that it boasts of, they include Labadi Beach, Bojo Beach and Sandbox Beach Club.
- The Arts Center : If you love African material, this is the best place to visit in the capital city. You can find everything ranging from dresses to shoes to bags and anything African. And many others.
2. Kakum National Park.
Located in the Central Region of Ghana, Kakum National Park is one of the most prestigious forest reserves in Africa. it is famous because of it’s Canopy Walk Way which is measured 30 meters above the ground. Sight from the Canopy Walk Way gives a peculiar view of the wildlife in the forest and the unique plants in the forest. Available are tour guides ready to take you through the forests and ready to answer all your questions.
3. Nzulezu Village.
Nzulezu is a village built on stilts in the marshy Amansuri Lagoon. This small village is a fishing community far away form the busy nature of cities. You can only reach the village by using a canoe as it mainly surrounded by water. Feed your eyes with the beauty of this village by visiting it one of these days if you want to escape the bustle and hustle of the city life.
4. Mole National Park.
Mole National Park is Ghana’s largest wildlife park and is located in north western Ghana. There are a variety of wildlife you can feed your eyes with when you visit the park. On a normal day you can find buffalos, warthogs, elephants, hyenas among others. The best time to visit the Mole National Park is during the dry season when the animals gather around water sources to drink. Around the Mole National Park is the very famous Larabanga Mosque, you can pass there to catch a glimpse of the ancient and unique design of the mosque.
5. Aburi Botanical Gardens
Lastly, Aburi Botanical Gardens is located on the beautiful mountains of Aburi, it is located in the Eastern Region of Ghana. This location is full of green and very suitable for relaxation and even wedding receptions.