Travel Guide: Things to Do in Ghana

Travel Guide: Things to Do in Ghana

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Here are our top 5 recommended activities you must try on your next visit to Ghana!

Visit The Cape Coast Slave Castle

Visiting the Cape Coast Castle was one of the most powerful experiences in Ghana. This old slave trading post is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It serves as a reminder of the slave trade's cruel history. To discover more about the castle's history and impact on Ghana and the world, we recommend taking a guided tour. Read more about our visit to the Cape Coast Slave Castle and the Assin Manso Slave River here.


Visit the W.E.B DuBoi Centre

The Du Bois Centre is a library to commemorate the late W.E.B DuBois. This centre serves as a museum feature DuBois life and his personal library. There is a tour guide available who would guide you around the museum. You can also visit Ghana's iconic symbols - Independence Square and Black Star Square.


Visit the Local Markets

The Ghanian local markets are filled with vendors selling everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts. To experience the hustle and action of Ghana's marketplaces, visit the Kejetia Market in Kumasi or the Makola Market in Accra. Visiting a market is an ideal way to support the local economy and see the daily life of Ghanaians. African print fabrics and outfits are available in regional markets and are suitable for any occasion. You can also visit our store, renowned for its high-quality African print clothing. Art Market is also a must-see for any art enthusiast. 


Try Out Some Delicious Ghanaian Delicacies

Ghanaian cuisine is flavorful and spicy. Enjoy the chance to sample traditional foods such as jollof rice, banku, and fufu. Fresh fish, tropical fruits, and delectable street food like kelewele and waakye are also available. Ghanaian cuisine is delicious, and we encourage trying out as much as you can.


Visit the Beautiful Beaches

Ghana offers miles of golden sand beaches along its coastline. Labadi Beach, Kokrobite Beach, and Ada Beach are the most popular beaches. Beaches are perfect for unwinding, resting, and soaking up the sun's warmth. Take part in water sports like surfing and paddle boarding, swim in the clear waters, and picnic on the beach. If you're a fan of noghtlife, be sure to visit the Labadi beach in the evening for some good food, wonderful music, horse riding and dancing.

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