Top Attractions of Accra – the Capital of Ghana

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Accra, the capital city of Ghana is a charming travel destination that is catching the attention of tourists round the globe. To know what the city has to offer for tourist planning a trip to this metropolis, read the article!

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Jamestown

Those tourists having an interest in the history of Accra should definitely visit Jamestown. The place was established in the 17th century and is considered to be one of the top historic treasures of Accra.

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Labadi Beach

Labadi Beach is another popular attraction of Accra. Out of all the beaches in Accra, Labadi is the most popular one that requires visitors pay a nominal fee for entry. The beach is well maintained and is thronged by visitors in great numbers. Visit the beach to enjoy lounging along with musical performances like playback, hiplife, cultural drumming and reggae.

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Independence Square

This site was constructed to celebrate the independence of Ghana. The country of Ghana got independence in 1957. The place is also popularly referred to as Black Star Square. The square flaunts eternal flame that was lit in 1961 by Nkrumah himself.

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National Museum of Ghana

This is another must visit attraction for culture and history lovers visiting Ghana. The museum offers lots of information, especially on the history of the Atlantic slave trade. The cultural exhibits at the museum are equally interesting and give deep insight into the ethnographic diversity of Ghana.  National Museum of Ghana is an absolute must visit destination for all the history and the culture enthusiasts boarding flights from Accra, the capital of Ghana.

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Osu Castle

Built in the seventeenth century, many rulers who have ruled Ghana had claims over it. This castle had been used for various purposes like for sheltering slaves before shipping them and also as the headquarters of the Danish Gold Coast. Tourists should visit this place that has various controversial stories related to it, but clicking pictures are not allowed.

Artists Alliance Gallery

This huge gallery flaunts three floors dedicated to beautiful sculptures, exquisite paintings and interesting fabrics. There are plenty of art items on display and tourists can shop for them. The Artists Alliance Gallery is a must visit place for all the art and enthusiasts visiting Axra, the heartbeat of Ghana. And all the art pieces displayed here are not expensive, they range from a few dollars to thousands of dollars, you can pick the one that suit your taste and budget best.

Oxford Street

This is hip and happening place in Accra, boasting of trendy restaurants, best bars and shops. You would also find here stalls selling fake, fake Rolex watches, pirated CD’s and football shirts etc. This is a top place to visit in Accra for connoisseurs and fun lovers.

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