Ghana lies west to Africa. It has a long history which dates back to as long as 4th century. The history of the country can be divided into two periods: the pre-colonial and the post-colonial era. The culture, traditions and the architect of modern-day Ghana is a mix of all the wear and tears, upheavals and period of respites. Some of the most absorbing places to visit in Ghana are:
The famous Nile crocodiles at Paga pond have much folklore associated with them. The visitors are found riding on the back of the crocodiles and taking snapshots. The place is remote but has all the ingredients of a classical outing.
Nile crocodile at Paga pond
Lake Bosumtwi popped out from nowhere after a meteoritic activity in the past. The adjoining crater is a place where the meteor actually fell. The lake is the only natural lake in Ghana and is a sight worth watching.
Bosumtwi Lake Ghana
Lake Volta is the largest man-made lake in the world. The lake is a subsidiary to the Volta dam which exists nearby. The place is exotic, natural and very true of Ghanaian origin. The visitor can hike, fish, trek and can enjoy residing in lavish hotels in contingency.
Lake Volta in Ghana
The houses are built over Lagoons which inspires a visitor all ends. The houses are placed on stilts. The innovative mode of construction and house-building is eye-catching. The visitor can walk above the ground courtesy of the stilts.
Nzulezu in Ghana
One of the oldest remnants of colonial era is the St. Georges castle. The castle was built by the Portuguese
St. Georges castle in Ghana
by the end of the 15th century. The Dungeons are still in place which displays a horrific site as they act as a store house of slaves.
Mole National Park is the largest Wildlife sanctuary in Ghana. The park is a home to over 250 species of birds. Lions and tigers, antelopes, moneys and deer of African origin reside within the park.
Wildlife at Mole National park
Kakum National park is a rain forest and wildlife sanctuary. It is massive and holds some of the much endangered plant and animal species. The canopy treetop walkway at the park attracts hundreds and thousands of visitors each year.
Kakum national park
It is the oldest European structure in the region. The castle lies on the stretch of western coastal line of modern day Ghana. The place is the oldest slave trade locality in sub-Saharan Africa.
Elmina castle in Ghana
Academy of African music and art are one of the hallmarks of this destination. The beach in itself is beautiful and has all in one for an overseas visitor.
Kokrobite beach in Ghana
Kumasi is the hometown of Ashanti traditions. Ashanti people are one of the oldest migrants to have inhabited the land of modern Ghana. The city is known for its jewelry, Kente cloth and local handicrafts.
Kumasi in Ghana
Accra is the capital city of Ghana. It lies some 202 kilometers east to Kumasi. Jamestown light house, Nkrumah memorial park, Makola market along with a handful of beautiful beaches and luxurious hotels to go along with museums are some of the highlights of the city.
Nkrumah memorial park in Accra
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