Kofi's Guidebook for Ghana

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Kofi's Guidebook for Ghana

Tourism 🇬🇭

Open M-F: 10am-5pm; Weekends: 9am-3pm. Resting place of the 1st president of Ghana. Tour gives in-depth history of the struggle for independence.
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Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum
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Open M-F: 10am-5pm; Weekends: 9am-3pm. Resting place of the 1st president of Ghana. Tour gives in-depth history of the struggle for independence.
The Independence Arch in Accra, Ghana is part of the Independence Square which contains monuments to Ghana’s independence struggle. Great site for photos!
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Independence Square
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The Independence Arch in Accra, Ghana is part of the Independence Square which contains monuments to Ghana’s independence struggle. Great site for photos!
Open daily 10am-5pm. Accra’s largest open-air market which overflows with goods, people, scents and sounds, hustle and bustle.
Makola Market
a20 Kojo Thompson Road
Open daily 10am-5pm. Accra’s largest open-air market which overflows with goods, people, scents and sounds, hustle and bustle.
Open Mon-Fri: 9am- 4:30pm Saturday: 10am-3pm. Contact International: +233 30 277 6502 / Local: 030- 776502
W.E.B. DuBois Centre in Accra
Open Mon-Fri: 9am- 4:30pm Saturday: 10am-3pm. Contact International: +233 30 277 6502 / Local: 030- 776502
Free. Be aware that people will try to persuade you to use them as a guide.
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Jamestown Lighthouse
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Free. Be aware that people will try to persuade you to use them as a guide.
Marketplace great for picking out souvenirs that embody the fabric of Ghana.
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Accra Arts Centre
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Marketplace great for picking out souvenirs that embody the fabric of Ghana.
This castle in Cape Coast, Ghana—once known as the Gold Coast of West Africa—was one of around 40 castles that served as prisons and embarkation points for slaves en route to the Americas (the Caribbean, South America, and the U.S.). Thousands of enslaved Africans from regions near and far, sometimes hundreds of miles away, were taken to these castles to be sold to slave ships. Source: atlasobscura.com Tours are available upon entering.
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Cape Coast Castle
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This castle in Cape Coast, Ghana—once known as the Gold Coast of West Africa—was one of around 40 castles that served as prisons and embarkation points for slaves en route to the Americas (the Caribbean, South America, and the U.S.). Thousands of enslaved Africans from regions near and far, sometimes hundreds of miles away, were taken to these castles to be sold to slave ships. Source: atlasobscura.com Tours are available upon entering.
Elmina Castle was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence in sub-Saharan Africa. Source: visitghana.com
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Elmina Castle
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Elmina Castle was the first trading post built on the Gulf of Guinea, so is the oldest European building in existence in sub-Saharan Africa. Source: visitghana.com
Open 8:30am-5pm daily. Aburi Gardens . You will be assigned a tour guide.
Botanical Gardens Avenue
Open 8:30am-5pm daily. Aburi Gardens . You will be assigned a tour guide.

Beaches / Resorts 🇬🇭

Open 24 hours. Offer jet skis, food, and beach. This is 1-1.5hrs from the Blueberries property. Aqua Safari +233540110190
Aqua Safari Resort
Open 24 hours. Offer jet skis, food, and beach. This is 1-1.5hrs from the Blueberries property. Aqua Safari +233540110190
Private beach. Visit bojobeachresort.com
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Bojo Beach
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Private beach. Visit bojobeachresort.com
Laboma Beach Resort
Horseback riding on the beach, restaurants on the beach, and vendors. **Not my favorite beach, but it is convenient.
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Labadi Beach
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Horseback riding on the beach, restaurants on the beach, and vendors. **Not my favorite beach, but it is convenient.

Outdoor Activities 🇬🇭

Famous national park with canopy walkway. Contact number: (+233) 0332130265
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Kakum National Park
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Famous national park with canopy walkway. Contact number: (+233) 0332130265
Open 6am-6pm daily. Stop at the summer hut near the sacred pond to arrange your tours. Then explore the banks of the sacred pool with a guide, who will call one of the animals to the shore and offer you a chance to touch or even sit on the crocodile.
Chief Crocodile Pond
Open 6am-6pm daily. Stop at the summer hut near the sacred pond to arrange your tours. Then explore the banks of the sacred pool with a guide, who will call one of the animals to the shore and offer you a chance to touch or even sit on the crocodile.
Open 8 am to 5 pm daily. Guided tour recommended. Waterfall made up of 3 levels. Level 1 (lowest fall) is least difficult. Visit to the lower falls for the late afternoon and you may see the stunning sight of thousands of fruit bats taking flight. ** Rent a van to go waterfalls. Also, visit Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary.
Wli water falls
Open 8 am to 5 pm daily. Guided tour recommended. Waterfall made up of 3 levels. Level 1 (lowest fall) is least difficult. Visit to the lower falls for the late afternoon and you may see the stunning sight of thousands of fruit bats taking flight. ** Rent a van to go waterfalls. Also, visit Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary.
W-F: 12pm-6pm. Weekends: 9am-6pm. ATV bikes, archery, and paintball. Contact number: 0543839921
ATV Aburi - Quad biking
W-F: 12pm-6pm. Weekends: 9am-6pm. ATV bikes, archery, and paintball. Contact number: 0543839921

Bars / Lounges 🇬🇭

Open Sues-Sun: 5pm-2am. Great music, drinks, and atmosphere.
Bloom Bar
Open Sues-Sun: 5pm-2am. Great music, drinks, and atmosphere.
Open from 12pm-2am daily. Karaoke on Tuesdays. Signature drink- Kokrobo.
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The Republic
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Open from 12pm-2am daily. Karaoke on Tuesdays. Signature drink- Kokrobo.
This is a local hangout. Mon-Sun: 5pm-3am. If you want to pregame with local Ghanaians at an affordable price before heading out to an expensive place.
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Purple Pub
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This is a local hangout. Mon-Sun: 5pm-3am. If you want to pregame with local Ghanaians at an affordable price before heading out to an expensive place.
Game night on Tuesdays. They have great wings.
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The Honeysuckle -Labone
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Game night on Tuesdays. They have great wings.
Wed-Sun:6pm-1am. Food and drinks available.
Luna Rooftop Bar
Wed-Sun:6pm-1am. Food and drinks available.
Open Tues-Sun 1pm-3am. Sunday Brunch parties.
Front Back
Open Tues-Sun 1pm-3am. Sunday Brunch parties.
Open M-Th 4pm-12am | F-S 4pm-2am | Su 3pm-12am. Rooftop venue. skybar25.com
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Sky Bar 25
16 N Airport Rd
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Open M-Th 4pm-12am | F-S 4pm-2am | Su 3pm-12am. Rooftop venue. skybar25.com
Open everyday except Monday. Best to visit on Friday nights. Open until 2am.
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+233 Jazz Bar & Grill
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Open everyday except Monday. Best to visit on Friday nights. Open until 2am.
Open Fri-Sat 8pm-6am. I would suggest getting there a little early. It is always packed. Phone: 030 277 2179
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Twist Night Club
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Open Fri-Sat 8pm-6am. I would suggest getting there a little early. It is always packed. Phone: 030 277 2179

Clubs / Lounges 🇬🇭

Open Tues-Thurs | 11am-11pm; Fri-Sun | 11am-till late. Sandbox IG. Check their page for December events.
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SANDBOX BEACH CLUB
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Open Tues-Thurs | 11am-11pm; Fri-Sun | 11am-till late. Sandbox IG. Check their page for December events.
Open Fri-Sun: 11pm-6am. Phone: +233 20 272 7280
Ace Tantra
202 G Y Odoi Street
Open Fri-Sun: 11pm-6am. Phone: +233 20 272 7280

Food scene 🇬🇭

Continental food. Quite delightful! Open Mon-Sun: 12pm-11pm.
East End Bistro
No.7 Second Shippi Close
Continental food. Quite delightful! Open Mon-Sun: 12pm-11pm.
Tues-Fri: 12-3pm; 6-11:30pm. Sat-Sun: 10-4pm; 6-11pm. Seafood on weekdays. Weekend Brunch.
Fat Fish
Tues-Fri: 12-3pm; 6-11:30pm. Sat-Sun: 10-4pm; 6-11pm. Seafood on weekdays. Weekend Brunch.
Breakfast/Brunch. Open Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm Sat-Sun: 10am-4pm Cafe Kwae IG
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Café Kwae
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Breakfast/Brunch. Open Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm Sat-Sun: 10am-4pm Cafe Kwae IG
Breakfast. Mon-Sat: 8am-2pm.
Petite Dejeuner
Breakfast. Mon-Sat: 8am-2pm.
Waakye (local Ghanaian dish). Open Tues-Sat: 5pm til sold old. Get there early
Anadwo Waakye
10 Boundary Road
Waakye (local Ghanaian dish). Open Tues-Sat: 5pm til sold old. Get there early
African Restaurant. Open daily 12pm-8pm.
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Buka Restaurant Osu Accra
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African Restaurant. Open daily 12pm-8pm.
Continental Cuisine. Tues-Sat: 12pm-11:30pm. Sun-Mon: 12pm-11pm
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Bistro 22 - Kitchen + Bar
22 Ndabaningi Sithole Rd
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Continental Cuisine. Tues-Sat: 12pm-11:30pm. Sun-Mon: 12pm-11pm
Traditional Ghanaian Food. Open daily 11am-8pm.
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Living Room
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Traditional Ghanaian Food. Open daily 11am-8pm.
Wine, Whisky, Champagne & Food. Open daily 11am-10pm. Live music some nights. Check IG for December calendar of events. Sai Wine IG
Sai Wine & Champagne Café
8 Koi Street
Wine, Whisky, Champagne & Food. Open daily 11am-10pm. Live music some nights. Check IG for December calendar of events. Sai Wine IG
Pizza, Italian, and Seafood. Open daily 11am-11:30pm.
Pinocchio & La Piazza Restaurants (OSU)
Pizza, Italian, and Seafood. Open daily 11am-11:30pm.
Frozen yogurt. Open Mon-Th & Sun: 10am-11pm. Fri-Sat: 10am-12am.
Pinkberry Labone
Frozen yogurt. Open Mon-Th & Sun: 10am-11pm. Fri-Sat: 10am-12am.
Open Mon-Sat: 9am-6pm.
The Cupcake Boutique
Open Mon-Sat: 9am-6pm.
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Kōzo Restaurant
126 Osu Badu Crescent
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