Ghana Tourist Destinations For Amazing Holiday Trip

Ghana is a friendly and beautiful country in Africa. This country offers visitors a huge variety of things to see as well as feel. There are many exciting things to see and do in Ghana including exploring the vast culture and history, or going on safari to experience the wild world and its beauty in Ghana's well preserved nature parks, and sanctuaries. Ghana tourist destinations provide a true African experience for visitors.

Accra is one of the important Ghana tourist destinations. It is the economic hub of Ghana. Accra is also home to various art and craft center and museums. Some important places in Accra are the National Museum, Ghana Academy of Arts and Science and the National Archives of Ghana. Christianborg Castle and Jamestown are other attractions. Independent Square is the main focal point of the city.

Fort Amsterdam is one among many forts on the coastline of Ghana. The ruins of Fort Amsterdam are situated atop a hill close to the town of Kormantse. You can always find a guide here who will tell you about the history of the fort. While visiting Kakum National Park you can walk along one of the ten canopy walks in the world. Here you will find wide variety of species along with 40 species of large mammals such as forest elephants, seven primates, red river hogs, and bongos. This park is also home to more than 200 species of birds and 400 species of butterflies. These Ghana tourist destinations provide historical as well as natural aspects of the country.

The colorful communities of Dixcove and Busua have been attracting many beach lovers and budget travelers. Busua is tiny with only one hotel and no restaurant, but a 25 minute walk west brings you to the Dixcove, with a vibrant port and a renovated fort. Swimmers prefer Busuam with its long white sand beach and surfers enjoy some of the coast's best waves on the beaches of Dixcove.

Kumasi is the capital of the Ashanti kingdom in Ghana. This is a cosmopolitan city with a good transportation network and is regarded as the cultural cradle of the nation.

The cuisines of Ghana involve diverse traditional dishes from each ethnic group, tribe and clan. Mostly food in Ghana is made up of a starchy portion. Cooked rice is the most common food in Ghana. Some popular dishes of Ghana are; waakye (combination of rice and beans), gari (made from cassava), kokonte (crispy preparation made from dried cassava chips) and fufu (made from pounded cassava and plantain or pounded cocoyam). With the passage of time many tourists are visiting Ghana tourist destinations.

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