"Capital of Ghana" Top 5 Page for this destination Accra by Wafro
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It was originally built around the port. Its architecture ranges from large and elegant 19th Century colonial buildings to skyscrapers and apartment blocks made of concrete, glass and steel in the 1970s.
The centre of Accra (Ussher Town, East Ridge, James Town, Osu, West Ridge, Asylum Down) contains the main banks, embassies, the large department stores, museums, the government administration, hotels, etc….
The residential areas are to the north and west of Accra.
The highlights of Accra are the National Museum, the Centre for National Culture, Independence Square, the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, the fishing port at James Town and Makola Market, the university of Ghana at Legon is just 14km north of Accra, and its distinctive buildings are set amongst elegant tree-lined gardens that are popular with students and visitors.
- Pros:Here you'll find almost everything
- Cons:Lots of vehicles and dirt on the streets.
- In a nutshell:Vibrant and accessible.
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