Five Places To Visit In Ghana

October 10, 2019

Ghana is known for its warm people. Don’t believe me? Ask the Jollof Road gang! Are you visiting Ghana soon? You probably are. Literally everyone is visiting Ghana in December. Here’s a list of recommended places to visit while you’re there: 

1. Black star square

The black star square is a public square located in Accra. In 1957, Kwame Nkrumah – former Prime Minister and President, commissioned the construction of the square to celebrate the country’s independence. It was finally completed in 1961 to honour the visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Interesting, right? I know! We visited this beautiful monument and had fun taking pictures. 

2. Osu Castle

The Osu Castle – also known as Fort Christiansborg, is located in Osu, Accra. It was built around 1659 by the Danes to initially serve as a site for trading activities. It also served as the seat of the Ghanaian government until 2013. The tour is free and only open to visitors on Fridays.

Fun fact: Barack Obama was here during his visit to Ghana in 2009

3. Harley Davidson

Harley Davidson is an American owned motor company with a showroom in Accra, Ghana. It is the only showroom in Western Africa. If you love motorbikes and are familiar with this iconic brand, you should definitely visit to get rad photos and have a test ride.

Fun fact: you can find a community of bikers in Accra

4. Starbites Restaurant

A sage once said that the best things in life are free. Well, guess what? They lied. Good food isn’t always free. This intercontinental restaurant is located in East Legon, Accra. You should definitely stop by this restaurant if you want to try some bomb ass food that can solve all your life problems.

5. Bloombar 

For my nightcrawlers, you weren’t left out. This is a good place to unwind after a long day of sightseeing and doing tourist-y things. You get live music, yummy food and great drinks all in one place.

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