It is located 31km southeast of Kumasi. The sacred lake is located in a crater and ringed by rugged mountains This picturesque meteorite Crater lake is surrounded by dozens of virgin fishing and farming villages. The lake Basin is ideal for mountaineering, diving, swimming, fishing, walking, birding and relaxation. Tradition forbids the use of dugout canoes and paddles on this lake. It is by far the most expansive natural fresh water body in Ghana with a surface area of around 25km2 and the most deepest (90m) Accessible by road from Kumasi, the normal base for visits to the lake is Abono, a village on the northern shore, which has a pleasant and upmarket hotel.
This Gold mine is located in Obuasi, 50km South-West of Kumasi. It is one of the richest gold mines in the world and listed on the Johannesburg, Paris, Brussels, and London, New York, Austrailia and Ghana stock exchanges. It has recently being merged with the biggest mining company in South Africa, Anglogold to become Anglogold Ashanti Ltd