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Tourism

Even though Ghana has not got a one drop-dead, big name attraction, the sort of place other tourist or friends will say you have to see once in a life time, say the Kilamanjaro Mountains or the Victoria Falls, due to Ghana's historical attractions. Some of these include Powerful Ancient Kingdoms, it's kings and festivals.

There are some natural attractions, which include long sketches of coastal lands with bone-white beaches,stringed along with the Slave trade sites i.e. 500-year-old Castles and forts, wildlife reserves, national parks etc.

Reserves, Animals and Bird Life:

The Country has about eighteen dedicated reserves, an exciting array of wildlife which includes 50 species of rodents, 74 species of bats, 20 species of canivores,- among them seven species of mongooses-4 anteaters, 6 species of shrews and 16 monkeys, a total of about 222 species of mammals. There are also another 850 varieties of butterfly, some 90 species of snakes, and over 700 bird species, some migrating over 11,000 km from Indonesia to the keta area in the Volta Region.

Ghana is a bird- watchers' haven, the following sights along the coast have been designated as Ramsar International Protected Sites for bird watching. [ Esiama Lagoon, Muni Lagoon, Panbros ,Densu Delta, Sakumo Lagoon, Songor Lagoon, Keta Lagoon]

Tours:

There are a number of companies that do tours and visits to places of cultural & Economic interest and can make arrangements for your travel both in and out of Ghana. For mor information on tourism in Ghana, log onto www.ghanatourism.gov.gh

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  • FESTIVALS
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  • GREATER ACCRA
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  • Welcome To Accra
  • By Air
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  • NATURAL ATTRACTIONS

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

  • The Brong Ahafo Region
  • The Center of Ghana
  • GREAT PLACES TO VISIT

  • La Pleasure Beach
  • Next Door Beach Resort
  • Ningo-Prampram Beach
  • Korle beach Resort
  • Kokrobite Beach Resort
  • New Coco Beach Resort
  • Ada Manet Paradise Beach Resort
  • Accra Zoo
  • University of Ghana –Legon
  • The Markets of Accra
  • Osu ‘Oxford’ Street
  • Shai Hills Reserve
  • Accra International Conference Centre
  • OTHER ATTRACTIONS

  • Kejetia Market
  • Kumasi Zoo
  • National cultural Center
  • Funerals
  • The Baba Yara Stadium
  • Festivals
  • Kente Festivals
  • Nkyidwo Festival
  • Adae Kese Festival
  • Yaa Asantewaa Festival
  • Mmoa Nni nko 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
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    LANDMARKS AND MEMORIALS

  • Christiansborg Castle – Accra
  • Independent Square
  • Liberation Square
  • Flagstaff Square
  • Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum & memorial park
  • Light House
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    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
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  • Bead Making
  • Gold and Brass Smithing
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    ENTERTAINMENT

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  • CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE

  • Manhyia Palace
  • Komfo Anokye Sword
  • The Prempeh 11 Jubilee Museum
  • Royal Mausoleums and Museums
  • Kumasi Fort and Museum
  • Ghana Armed Forces Museum
  • Ashanti Temples and Shrines
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    IN TOWN

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  • NATURAL ATTRACTIONS

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

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