Eastern Region Tourist Sites

Aburi Botanical Gardens

These century-old botanical gardens, about one hour’s drive from Accra offer a rich collection of tropical flora which attracts scores of birds and butterflies. The tranquil paths are a popular excursion for our city dwellers.

Aburi Botanical Gardens, Ghana

Tetteh Quarshie’s Cocoa Farm

The first cocoa farm established in the country from seeds first brought from Fernando Po Island. From this small beginning grew our major cocoa industry.

Lake Volta

One of the largest man-made lakes in the world, the lake and the Akosombo dam are two of Ghana’s tourist products. They offer opportunities for cruising especially to the Dodi Islands

Slave Market of Abonse

Traces of the 17th and 18th century slave market can still be seen in a town that was an important crossroads on the Slave Route.

Okomfo Anokye’s Shrine

60 km from Koforidua, this important shrine is dedicated to the legendary priest credited with the founding of the Asante empire.

Boti Falls

Spectacular, but seasonal, waterfalls in the forest reserve at Huhunya – 17km from Koforidua. In the immediate vicinity are cascades, at their best in June to August.

Boti Falls, Ghana

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