Greater-Accra Region Tourist Sites

The National Museum

Located on Barnes Road, this fine museum houses a fascinating collection of Ghana’s historical treasures.

National Museum of Ghana, Accra


Independence Square

The venue for many national celebrations, dominated by the Independence Arch and the memorial to the Unknown Soldier.


Accra International Conference Centre

Its 1600-seater plenary hall is the most important meeting venue in Ghana, and often plays host to important international gatherings.


The National Theatre

The distinctive architecture of this modern building encompasses an important national centre for the performing arts.


The Du Bois Memorial Centre for Pan-African Culture

A source of inspiration to many, this Centre now houses a research library and gallery of manuscripts, as well as the grave of this famous African-American scholar and his wife.


The George Padmore Research Library of African Affairs

A famous research and educational centre for African-American studies.


Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum

This is the last resting place of the first President of Ghana, and a famous pan-African.

Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, Ghana


Centre for National Culture

The Centre’s arts and crafts bazaar and traditional textile market is the best place in Accra to find traditional handicrafts from all over Ghana.


University of Ghana – Legon

Ghana’s premier centre of higher education, it was founded in 1948. Set in beautiful gardens, including a striking botanical garden, it also houses the School of Performing Arts and the Balme Library.

University of Ghana, Legon


Big Milly’s Beach Resort – Kokrobite

25km west of Accra, Big Milly’s is a favourite of backpackers and beach-lovers.

Kokrobite beach (Big Milly's Backyard)


The Markets of Accra

Amongst the most famous markets of Accra are Makola market located on Kojo Thompson Road, and the Osu Night Market, where market stalls are illuminated by hundreds of lanterns and candles.


Shai Resource Reserve

The conservation area in the Shai Hills is part of Ghana’s commitment to the preservation of its natural heritage and wildlife.

Shai Hills Wildlife Reserve, Ghana


Ada Beach Resorts

The Ada area is a favourite base for water-sports and game fishing.

Aqua Safari Resort, Ghana


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