Welcome to Accra, Ghana

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Welcome to Accra, Ghana

Neighborhoods

One of the most central areas of downtown Accra. Nearby tourist destinations, events, nightlife, resturaunt’s, and Embassies
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Osu
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One of the most central areas of downtown Accra. Nearby tourist destinations, events, nightlife, resturaunt’s, and Embassies
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James Town
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Labadi beach is nearby, along with Sandbox beach club
Labadi
Labadi beach is nearby, along with Sandbox beach club

City/town information

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Cape Coast
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Visit the Elmina Slave Dungeons to learn about the painful history of the Transatlantic slave trade in Ghana
Elmina
Visit the Elmina Slave Dungeons to learn about the painful history of the Transatlantic slave trade in Ghana
Kumasi
Visit the Northern region and visit a traditional village, see how Shea butter is made, and visit the National park.
Tamale
Visit the Northern region and visit a traditional village, see how Shea butter is made, and visit the National park.

Sightseeing

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Kakum National Park
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Cape Coast Castle
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Elmina Castle
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Boti Falls
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Experience the serenity of Aburi, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Situated in a mountainous area, nature abounds. The botanical gardens offers a large park, resturaunt’s, and offers renowned photo-ops designated by the palm tree lined street and unique tree. Great for events, picnics, nature walks, family time, and more.
Aburi Botanical Gardens
Experience the serenity of Aburi, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Situated in a mountainous area, nature abounds. The botanical gardens offers a large park, resturaunt’s, and offers renowned photo-ops designated by the palm tree lined street and unique tree. Great for events, picnics, nature walks, family time, and more.
Mole National Park offers a major draw to nature lovers. Some 94 mammal species, over 300 bird species, nine amphibian species and 33 reptile species have been recorded in Mole. The 4,912 sq km (1,897 sq mile) area is the largest reserve in Ghana, with savannah and forest space, which is home to elephants, buffalo, hippos, leopards and rare birds such as the white-backed vulture.
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Mole National Park
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Mole National Park offers a major draw to nature lovers. Some 94 mammal species, over 300 bird species, nine amphibian species and 33 reptile species have been recorded in Mole. The 4,912 sq km (1,897 sq mile) area is the largest reserve in Ghana, with savannah and forest space, which is home to elephants, buffalo, hippos, leopards and rare birds such as the white-backed vulture.
Known for traditional sea fishing, its white-sand beaches and its lively nightlife. Kokrobite is a popular destination for tourists, backpackers and international volunteers seeking beaches and a break from the busy capital city.
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Kokrobite
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Known for traditional sea fishing, its white-sand beaches and its lively nightlife. Kokrobite is a popular destination for tourists, backpackers and international volunteers seeking beaches and a break from the busy capital city.
The beach is about 20km from west of Accra and is a poplar beach destination for many tourists in Ghana. Bojo Beach is the only beach where you experience the rich "Island" experience on a sand bank with one side being fresh water and the other side being salty.
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Bojo Beach
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The beach is about 20km from west of Accra and is a poplar beach destination for many tourists in Ghana. Bojo Beach is the only beach where you experience the rich "Island" experience on a sand bank with one side being fresh water and the other side being salty.

Entertainment

Live music, dancing, food, drinks. Good spot for entertainment on a Wednesday evening or weekend.
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Afrikiko
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Live music, dancing, food, drinks. Good spot for entertainment on a Wednesday evening or weekend.
Live jazz music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Drinks and food is also available.
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+233 Jazz Bar & Grill
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Live jazz music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Drinks and food is also available.
Live band and resturaunt
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Jamrock Restaurant & Grill
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Live band and resturaunt

Food scene

Best vegan Resturaunt in Osu, Accra
Tatale Vegan Restaurant
Best vegan Resturaunt in Osu, Accra
Organic and healthy foods, smoothies, teas, coffee, sweets. Vegan, vegetarian, and meat options.
Gaia organics Cafe and retail
Organic and healthy foods, smoothies, teas, coffee, sweets. Vegan, vegetarian, and meat options.
The African Regent is a hotel, and also has a resturaunt that is open to the public. They serve great food, offer a buffet, and a-la-carte items, and there is live piano playing in the evening.
The African Regent
The African Regent is a hotel, and also has a resturaunt that is open to the public. They serve great food, offer a buffet, and a-la-carte items, and there is live piano playing in the evening.
Centrally located resturaunt that offers local dishes, American cuisine, and has vegetarian options. Good for hosting a group for an entertaining night out to dinner.
Bosphorus
Centrally located resturaunt that offers local dishes, American cuisine, and has vegetarian options. Good for hosting a group for an entertaining night out to dinner.
Popular restaurant serving Ghanaian cuisine
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Buka Restaurant Osu Accra
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Popular restaurant serving Ghanaian cuisine
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Potbelly shack
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Shopping

Large market where you can find anything from fabric, garments, accessories, undergarments, spices, toiletries, fragrance, meat, shoes, and more.
Makola Market
a20 Kojo Thompson Road
Large market where you can find anything from fabric, garments, accessories, undergarments, spices, toiletries, fragrance, meat, shoes, and more.
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Centre for National Culture
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Shopping, food court, electronics, Shoprite
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Accra Mall, Accra - Ghana
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Shopping, food court, electronics, Shoprite
Grocery store that has food, drinks, alcoholic beverages, household goods, and more
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Shoprite Accra Mall
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Grocery store that has food, drinks, alcoholic beverages, household goods, and more
Closest mall to the apartment and has a great supermarket inside
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Palace Mall
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Closest mall to the apartment and has a great supermarket inside
Supermarket that offers groceries, alcoholic beverages, household goods, furniture, cleaning supplies, etc.
Melcom Spintex Shop
Supermarket that offers groceries, alcoholic beverages, household goods, furniture, cleaning supplies, etc.
Supermarket that carries groceries, household goods, furniture, and more. Offers a wide variety of international, more difficult to find foods/ingredients.
Maxmart 37
Supermarket that carries groceries, household goods, furniture, and more. Offers a wide variety of international, more difficult to find foods/ingredients.
Whole Foods store carrying a wide variety of health foods and organic products, and caters to various types of diets (keto, vegan, low carb, gluten-free, etc).
Thrive Wholefoods
Whole Foods store carrying a wide variety of health foods and organic products, and caters to various types of diets (keto, vegan, low carb, gluten-free, etc).

Travel Essentials

One of the top telecommunications providers where you can get your Ghana SIM card to call and text other local numbers. Bring your passport along for account creation.
MTN Accra Mall
One of the top telecommunications providers where you can get your Ghana SIM card to call and text other local numbers. Bring your passport along for account creation.
One of the top telecommunications providers where you can get your Ghana SIM card to call and text other local numbers. Ask about opening a Mobile Money (Momo) account as well to enable you to send money electronically where accepted. Bring your passport along for account creation.
Vodafone Shop - Accra Mall
One of the top telecommunications providers where you can get your Ghana SIM card to call and text other local numbers. Ask about opening a Mobile Money (Momo) account as well to enable you to send money electronically where accepted. Bring your passport along for account creation.
Fast and cost effective COVID-19 testing for travel. Book test online: https://ledingmedlab.com/
LEDing Medical Laboratory
NO 27 Pawpaw Street
Fast and cost effective COVID-19 testing for travel. Book test online: https://ledingmedlab.com/
COVID-19 testing for travel. They have a location at Burma Camp as well as at the Airport, Terminal 2. https://omni-diagnostics.com/
Omni Diagnostics Ghana
COVID-19 testing for travel. They have a location at Burma Camp as well as at the Airport, Terminal 2. https://omni-diagnostics.com/
Shopping center. Has Forex bureau to change money at good rates
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Marina Mall
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Shopping center. Has Forex bureau to change money at good rates
Change money in the Accra mall
Yasore FOREX BUREAU
Change money in the Accra mall
Resources for travel or relocation to Ghana, logistics, reputable local companies, points of interest, housing, and more.
African Diaspora Resource Centre
Resources for travel or relocation to Ghana, logistics, reputable local companies, points of interest, housing, and more.