5 Unmissable Attractions in Ghana

Baboons at Shai Hills

Unique, cheeky and laid back, these monkeys congregate in families and aren’t afraid to get close to this savanna reservation at the edge of the city.


Shai Hills, Ghana

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Traditional Kente weavers in the Ashanti Region

Watch traditional weavers at work with their ancient tools and pick up some of the most popular fabric in Africa in its original form – in a multitude of colour combinations.

Bonwire Kente Weavers Youth Association, Bonwire Kente Village Ejusu Juabein, Accra, Ghana, +233 24 330 1490Investigating the loom

Investigating the loom | © Chad Skeers/Flickr

Wli Waterfalls



Wli Waterfall hike | Wli Waterfall hikeThe largest waterfall not only in Ghana but also West Africa, Wli Waterfalls teems with fruit bats in the middle of a lush, ancient forest.More InfoRelated things to doCulturalHalf Day Accra City Sightseeing Tour With GuideFrom $1273 to 5 hoursCulturalExperience The Beauty, History And The Culture Of Accra In A DayFrom $606 hoursDay TripsEco Volta ExpeditionFrom $23713 hours

Akosombo Dam

The world’s largest man-made lake, Lago Volta’s meandering tributaries are interspersed with small islands and lovely hotels and restaurants designed for peace and relaxation.

Akosombo Dam, GhanaLago Volta

The Lago Volta Reservoir, Ghana | © Rene Mayorga/Flickr

Jamestown street art

Unique, riotous and arresting, Jamestown is a popular neigbourhood in the city of Accra, known for its colourful street art. It merges old architecture with new attitudes and has all the boldness of young Ghanaians.

Jamestown, Accra, GhanaNubuke

Murals at the Nubuke Foundation in Accra, Ghana | © Rachel Strohm/Flickr

Source: theculturetrip.com

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