Accra is not only the capital and largest city in Ghana but it is also the capital of the Greater Accra Region and of the Accra Metropolitan District. The city stretches along the Ghanaian Atlantic coast extending northward into the country’s interior. Accra is known as the main place in Ghana and offers a choice of many different places to stay and nightclubs to go to. There are three five-star hotels in the city – the Labadi Beach Hotel, the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel. |
Tourists can enjoy the National Museum which offers a large collection of Ghanian antique treasures; the National Theater has wonderful Chinese architecture and the National Cultural Center where one can see some fine arts and crafts and traditional textile market which features traditional handicrafts from all over Ghana. Other places of interest include the Du Bois Centre which has a research library and gallery of manuscripts. There is Accra’s historical site the Jamestown area which features the national monument of Ussher Fort and James Fort and “Osu” Castle which was built by Danish settlers in the 17th century. However Accra is not just known for its tourist sites it is also known for its Atlantic beachfront and one of its most popular beaches is Labadi Beach which along with Kokrobite Beach is located 25 kilometers west of Accra.
At the beachfront area you can also find the Academy of African Music and Arts. Other sites worth seeing include Golden Jubilee House which is the new residence of the President of Ghana, the Accra Centre of National Culture, the Accra Sports Stadium, Independence Square, the Parliament of Ghana and the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT. An interesting fact is that Accra has two official sister cities which were recognized by the Sister Cities International. The two sister cities are Chicago, Illinois and Washington, D.C. Both cities are located in the U.S. and the latter is the nation’s capital.
To visit this fascinating city you can now get cheap flights to Accra from various airlines/ Since Accra is under British rule then many of the cheap flights to Accra can be gotten from all major UK airports.
Keep in mind that the airfares which are displayed are based on the lowest price that can be obtained from their contacts with airlines and partners so remember that fares can change and you should make sure you book right away when making your choice. Now it has never been easier to plan a trip to Accra and with the lowest prices guaranteed now is the time to get online and make reservations for a trip of a lifetime.
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