Do you like to explore beautiful places? If you are planning a trip to Africa, Ghana is the ideal travel destination. Ghana is a peaceful country with a stable democracy. It has fascinating landscapes, rich culture and heritage, sunny beaches, game reserves and other great landscapes. The main tourist attractions in Ghana include:
Cape Coast was originally known as Cabo Corso by the Portuguese. It is one of the most culturally significant travel destinations in Africa and was the largest slave trade center in West Africa. Cape Coast was the capital during colonial times. Slaves were bought in Cape Coast, locked in the locks before being transported to the European nations. Today Cape Coast is a fishing center with colonial structures in the streets.
The Accra coast has many prominent beaches and therefore offers maximum fun and relaxation to all tourists. Labadi, also known as La Pleasure Beach, is one of the most famous beaches in Ghana. It is a busy beach and is maintained by the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel and Labadi Beach Hotel. Tourists not only relax on the beach, but also take part in games, dancing to the music and horse riding.
Kakum National Park
The Kakum National Park is a major tourist destination on the coast of southern Ghana with an area of around 145 square meters. Animals like elephants and antelopes can be found in the famous park. A walk through the fascinating Kakum National Park gives you a feeling of adventure, especially for people who love heights. About 30 meters high you get a picturesque view of the surrounding nature and trees.
Elmina Castle is a historic site; the Portuguese built it in the 15th century. The European houses were upstairs, while the chambers in which the slaves were housed were housed below their quarters. The castle was the first European slave trading post in Africa. It served as a route for Brazilian and Caribbean slave traders and was regulated by the British and Dutch. The Elmina coast is a wonderful place to explore Africa and its history. Elmina Castle is part of the national system.
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was one of the famous African leaders around the world. He led Ghana to independence from the colonists on March 6, 1957. It is located in Accra and serves as the final resting place of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his wife. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park was named Dr. Dedicated to Kwame Nkrumah after his death to honor his life and goodness to the people of Ghana. It keeps Ghana’s independence story.
Bosomtwe Lake is 32 km from Kumasi. The lake is about 90 meters deep and is one of the main tourist attractions in Ghana for both locals and foreigners. It is perceived as a sacred place for the residents of the Ashanti Kingdom. According to traditional stories, the spirits of the dead first come to Lake Bosomtwe to say goodbye to the Twi god before leaving. It is an ideal tourist destination surrounded by trails for cycling, walking and horse riding. If you are looking for a relaxing watering hole then Lake Bosomtwe is the place.
The Wli waterfalls provide a serene setting for maximum relaxation and a great time alone or with loved ones. It is located in Volta, about 5 hours drive from Accra. Wli waterfalls are also known as Agumastsa falls; it is the highest waterfall in Ghana and all of West Africa. It’s a fascinating tip to hike to the top of the falls with your friends.
If you are planning to tour Ghana be sure to check out its main tourist attractions.