Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum

The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial park is located in downtown Accra. The park is was built with longevity with its futuristic appeal in was built to honor Kwame Nkrumah (1909 – 27 April 1972) who led Ghana to independence from Britain in 1957 and served as its first prime minister and president. Ghana was the first African country to gain independence from the United Kingdom in 1957. Read More

Black Star Square

The Black Star Square formally known as the Independence Square is the second largest square in the world after the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China. It is a public square in Accra. The Black Star Gate, Independence Arch, The Liberation Day Monument, and the Memorial to an unknown soldier, are all part of the Independence Square. Read More

Bojo Beach

Bojo Beach is one of the most beautiful and cleanest beaches in Ghana. It has features that no other beach in Ghana or the world can contest with. Although not a very big beach, it is a great place to hang out with your love ones if you want to have abundance of beach life and sneak away from the busy city of Accra. The beach is about 20km from west of Accra and its becoming a very poplar beach destination for many tourists in Ghana. This nice beach can be found on your way to Kokrobite Beach. Read more

Labadi Pleasure Beach

La Pleasure Beach is a three-kilometre sea frontage at Labadi, 8 kilometres east of Accra on the Accra Tema Beach Road. It serves as Accra’s main public beach and is at its busiest during the weekends and public holidays. A gate fee of around GHS5 per person applies. The beachfront is lined with drinking spots serving kebabs, fresh juices and cold beers. Artisans also sell souvenirs including masks, paintings, beads and carvings.

James Town Lighthouse

James Fort served Ghanaian society as a prison. The fort is located in Jamestown, Accra. It is in moderately good condition. The Fort is opened to the public at a small fee.


The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum
Black Star Gate
Bojo Beach
Sand art at labadi beach
James Town Lighthouse
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