Take in the sights, whether close by or a short drive out of town.
An artisanal chocolate shop founded by two sisters embracing the “can-do-spirit” of the year of Independence. Their Adinkra bars are decorated with Ghanaian Ashanti symbols. Book a chocolate tasting and try some of the hibiscus-flavoured white ch...
One of the oldest parts of the city. Home to a 17th century fort, colonial buildings and a lighthouse. Pop into the Jamestown Café, known for its food and entertainment. Boxing gyms are popular in the area, so you may just catch a match in the stree...
In the grounds of the Kempinski Hotel, the best gallery in Accra for contemporary West African art. Housing the permanent collection of Marwan Zakhem, who has been collecting art for over 15 years.
Legendary workshop known for its ‘proverb boxes’, coffins in fantastical shapes such as birds, pianos and fruits. Other workshops are taking up this tradition, but this is where it all began.
’57 ChocolateWild Gecko Handicrafts, Gulf Street, Accra, Ghana
Gallery 1957Kempinski Hotel, Gamel Abdul Nasser Ave, Accra
Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop, 176 Teshie Road, Accra