Accra, Ghana's 7 Most Instagram Worthy Spots
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Accra, Ghana's 7 Most Instagram Worthy Spots

Accra , Ghana
Parker Diakite
Parker Diakite Mar 19, 2021

Accra is a beautiful city filled with palm beaches, a unique history, beautiful gardens, and a ton of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

With so much to do and see across the city, here are 7 of the most Instagram worthy places in Accra.

1. Black Star Gate

Black Star Gate is located in Independence Square. At the top, you will see the words “Freedom and Justice” inscribed in the monument.

Black Star Square is located between 28th February Road and Accra’s southern coastline. It is the symbol of the independence of the country.

 

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2. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum

The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial park is located in downtown Accra.

The Mausoleum is the final resting place of Ghana’s first President and Africanist. The museum has rare artifacts relating to Ghana’s independence and tours at the park give visitors an in-depth history of Ghana’s struggle for independence.

 

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3. Jamestown Lighthouse

The Jamestown lighthouse is located in the Jamestown neighborhood of Accra. The lighthouse was originally built in the 1930s, replacing an earlier lighthouse that had been built in 1871. It consists of a stone tower with a lantern and gallery, attached to a keeper’s house. Both lighthouse and keeper’s house are painted with red and white horizontal bands

 

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4. OSU Castle

Christiansborg Castle (Osu Castle), also known as Fort Christiansborg is a 17th-century castle located in Osu. The first fort was built by the Danes and has changed hands between Denmark, Norway, Portugal, the AkwamuBritain, and finally post-Independence Ghana.

The country’s official government has been seated here since 1957.

 

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5. Madina Masjid

Madina Mosque is one of the largest mosques in Ghana.  Located in the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly, it is the main mosque in the district for worshipers.

Please note that admission is only for believers, but its exterior alone is worth the visit!

6. Aburi Botanical Gardens

Just 20 miles north of Accra is Aburi Botanical Gardens: one of the most stunning gardens in the region.

 

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7. Rosé Garden

Accra’s newest champagne, wine, and rosè lounge is one of the prettiest in the city!

Just make sure you’re dressed for the occasion.

 

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