Ghana

Ghana, a nation on West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, is known for diverse wildlife, old forts and secluded beaches, such as at Busua. Coastal towns Elmina and Cape Coast contain posubans (native shrines), colonial buildings and castles-turned-museums that serve as testimonials to the slave trade. North of Cape Coast, vast Kakum National Park has a treetop-canopy walkway over the rainforest.

Capital and largest cityAccra; 5°33′N 0°12′W / 5.550°N 0.200°W
Population28.21 million (2016) World Bank

Places To Visit In Ghana

Accra

Accra is the capital of Ghana, on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park honors Ghana’s first president, who helped lead the country to independence. The park contains Nkrumah’s mausoleum and a museum charting his life. Makola Market is the city’s vast, colorful bazaar. Popular seafront spots Labadi Beach and Kokrobite Beach offer golden sand and high-energy nightlife.
The Eternal Flame of African Liberation, first lit by Nkrumah, stands in Black Star Square, home to the Independence Arch and other monuments to Ghana’s freedom. The National Museum celebrates Ghanaian culture. Ussher Fort, a 17th-century Dutch stronghold on the coast, now documents the history of slavery in Ghana. James Town Lighthouse offers panoramic views over the sea and city. The W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Centre for Pan-African Culture includes the civil rights activist’s former home and tomb, plus a research center. The peaceful Aburi Botanical Garden has trails through tall palms. Accra’s malls draw shoppers from across Ghana.

Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum

The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial park is located in downtown Accra, the capital of Ghana. It is dedicated to the prominent Ghanaian leader Kwame Nkrumah.
 
Did you knowKwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, is what some scholars call the “genesis” of the actual History Of Ghana. 

Labadi Beach

Labadi Beach or more properly known as La Pleasure Beach is the busiest beach on Ghana’s coast. It is one of Accra’s beautiful beaches and is maintained by the local hotels. Labadi Beach is near Teshie in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
 
Did you knowThe square boasts two monuments: the Independence Arch and the Black Star Monument, also known as the Black Star Gate.
 

Fort James

Fort James is a fort in Accra, Ghana. It was built by the British as a trading post in 1673, where it joined the Dutch Fort Crêvecœur, and the Danish Fort Christiansborg. Fort James gave its name to the Jamestown neighbourhood in Accra.
 
Did you knowThe square boasts two monuments: the Independence Arch and the Black Star Monument, also known as the Black Star Gate. 

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