Information for Travelers
Accra is one of Africa's modern and modern cities and is also the capital of Ghana on the Atlantic coast of West Africa.
The city has become the center of attention of tourists mainly from North America and Europe.
In Accra, beachgoers will find a haven in which to unwind.
The famous beachfront Labadi Beach and Kokrobite Beach offer golden sands and lively nightlife.
Accra is a relatively small city, but the things to see, do and experience are fun and diverse.
Accra has managed to establish itself as a leading tourist destination and tourists from all over the world visit it.
Tourists arriving in the city can find plenty of shopping at Makola Market, a huge and colorful bazaar in the city.
A notable aspect of the market is that all the shopkeepers are women.
The main items sold in the market include shoes, medicine, pots and fresh food.
Accra International Airport, known as Kotoka International Airport, is among the busiest international airports on the African continent.
The Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park honors Ghana's first president who helped bring the country to independence.
The park contains Nkrumah's mausoleum and a museum depicting his life.
Jamestown is the oldest part of the city of Accra and one of the oldest places in Africa, it had been established in the 17th century.
Despite its historic nature, Jamestown is still used as a fishing port.
Tourists interested in exploring Accra's colonial history can find it all in Jamestown.
Read about Accra in Wikipedia