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ASHANTI REGION

The Ashanti (also spelt Asante) region is blessed with rich culture, and home to much pomp and pageantry, the region is also known for its historical and mythical landmarks. The main language spoken is Twi. The scenic and hilly Kumasi is the regional capital, the second largest city in Ghana. It has also served for three centuries as the royal capital of the Ashanti state. It is also home to the Golden stool of the Ashantis, founded by their leader King Osei Tutu (1695) it is not only the most populous region in Ghana, but one of the most hectic cities, far busier than Accra

The main dishes of Ashanti Region include fufu with light soup and meat, “akrantee”-bush meat, or “green green” snails or palm nut soup, ampesi (plantain, yam or cassava, cocoyam).

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  • 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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