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Welcome To Ghana

Thank you for you interest in travelling to the Republic of Ghana (fomerly the Gold Coast) Africa's Heritage Country. The country lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Western coast of tropical Africa, bordered to the West by Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), to the east by Togo, to the north by Burkina Faso and to the south by the Atlantic Ocean.

Ghana "the Pride of Africa" is not a large country by African Standards, but has lots to offer in terms of a beautiful tropical weather, a warm and pleasant camaraderie, and a very interesting Kaleidoscope of cultural attractions. The country boasts of very good golf courses, safe and undamaged beaches with world class hotels and restaurants. You will not be disappointed.

The country is divided into ten functional regions, of which each has a regional capital. Alll these regions have tourist attractions some of which are culturally unique especially with regards to festivals, funerals, markets, foods, dressing etc. They also have places of interest, which sometimes relates to its historical heritage and wildlife and nature reserves .

These are the regions and their capitals respectively:- Greater Accra Region- Accra, Ashanti Region-Kumasi, Brong Ahafo Region-Sunyani, Western Region- Sekondi Takoradi, Central Region- Cape Coast, Eastern Region-Koforidua, Volta Region-Ho, Northern Region-Tamale, Upper West Region- Wa, and Upper East Region- Bolgatanga.

Tourism In Ghana

  • Welcome-To-Ghana
  • Tourism In Ghana
  • Climate of Ghana
  • People of Ghana
  • Language of Ghana
  • Business Hours In Ghana
  • Traveler's Tips for Ghana
  • Currency/ Changing Money In Ghana
  • Credit Cards In Ghana
  • Immigration of Ghana
  • What to wear In Ghana
  • Where to stay In Ghana
  • Health/Medical Facilities In Ghana
  • Electricity In Ghana
  • Security In Ghana
  • Telecoms / Post Office of Ghana
  • Etiquette: Ghana
  • Customs Formalities of Ghana
  • Public Holidays In Ghana

  • CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE
  • The heritage of Brong Ahafo
  • Ancient Amowi Caves
  • Kintampo Waterfalls
  • Volta River
  • Fuller Falls
  • Bui National Park
  • The Sacred groves
  • FESTIVALS
  • Apoo Festival
  • Fordjour
  • Sasabobirim Festival
  • Kwafie Festival

  • CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE

  • The National Museum
  • The National Theatre
  • The W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Centre
  • The George Padmore Research Library of African affairs
  • Osu Castle
  • Ga Mantse Palace
  • Centre for National Culture 'Arts Centre'
  • Funerals
  • Festivals
  • Festivals-in-Accra
  • Homowo
  • Art Galleries
  • The African Market

  • LANDMARKS AND MEMORIALS

  • Christiansborg Castle – Accra
  • Independent Square
  • Liberation Square
  • Flagstaff Square
  • Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum & memorial park
  • Light House

  • WILDLIFE AND NATURE RESERVES

  • Shai Resource Reserve
  • Achimota Forest Reserve
  • Coastal Ramsar Sites
  • Sports And Leisure

  • THE CRAFTS OF ASHANTI

  • Kente Weaving
  • Adinkra Cloth
  • Fertility-Akuaba-Dolls
  • Pottery
  • Wood Carving
  • Bead Making
  • Gold and Brass Smithing

  • ENTERTAINMENT

  • Restaurants
  • Local Favorite Dishes you must definitely try
  • Drinks
  • Shopping
  • Gift ideas
  • Night Life
  • Theatre
  • Films
  • Casinos

  • A GUIDE TO SOME OF THE BEST JOINTS IN TOWN

  • Pubs-Taverns
  • Sports bars
  • Dance clubs
  • Wine bars
  • Jazz Cafes

  • WELCOME TO THE OTHER PARTS OF GHANA

  • Ashanti Region
  • Travel Information
  • Getting Around
  • By Road
  • By Rail

  • NATURAL ATTRACTIONS

  • Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • The Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bobiri Forest Reserve
  • The Atiwa Rock Formations
  • Mframabuo caves
  • Lake Bostomtwi

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