Ghana Armed Forces Museum
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Kumasi Fort and Military Museum

The Kumasi Fort and Military Museum is situated in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It is one of the few military museums in Africa. Constructed by the Asantehene (the King of the Asante Kingdom) in 1820, the fort was destroyed in 1874 by the British forces and renovated 23 years later. Come and dive into our history!

Elephants
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Mole National Park

How does spending quality time among wildlife sound to you? If you feel that cities are turning greyer with each day, I am sure you'd love the fresh and green change of environment that Mole National Park provides. Being Ghana’s largest wildlife refuge in the country’s Savannah region, the park is an excellent escape from your mundane routine.

The front entrance to the museum
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Manhyia Palace Museum

The Manhyia Palace (meaning - gathering of the town's people) is the official residence of Asantehene or the King of Ashanti and located in Kumasi - the capital of the Ashanti Kingdom and Ashanti Region.

The museum exhibits vast collection of artefacts and gives a great insight of historical events and tells the story of Asante people.

Fort Victoria at Sunset - Cape Coast - Ghana
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Fort Victoria

Fort Victoria was one of a chain of 3 lookout posts built on the hills in the town of Cape Coast around Cape Coast Castle. In 1837 the present Fort Victoria was built on the ruins of its predecessor as a small but strong fort.

Fort Apollonia
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Fort Apollonia

Fort Apollonia was built by the British between 1765 and 1771, to ward off Dutch colonial ambitions. The abolition of the slave trade in the Gold Coast diminished the importance of the fort, as a result it became too expensive, so the British abandoned it in 1819 after which, the Dutch took ownership over the fort in 1868.

Museum entrance
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Volta Regional Museum

The Volta Regional Museum established in 1973 focuses on ethnographic history of the Ewe People. It exhibits traditional artefacts, Chieftaincy regalia, sculptures and much more.

Cedi Beads - Cleaning and polishing
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The beautiful art of Glass Bead making from Ghana

You might not know this, but Venice is not the only place in the world where people make beautiful things out of glass. For decades, Ghanaians have been making wonderful glass beads from recycled glass, and they are absolutely captivating. If you want to learn more, continue reading, and we will tell you all about it.

Stilt houses
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A tour of Nzulezu

The famous village called Nzulezu on stilts is located 90 km west of Takoradi in the western region of Ghana about two hours' drive from the beautiful beaches of Busua. It is an interesting village with community life taking place in the center of lake Tadane. The entire village is built on stilts and life has adapted to these watery conditions.

A view of Fort William
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Fort William

The trading Fort William was completed by 1757. It was built on hard rock near a sandy beach indentation with a sheltered harbour. The English had built a fort back in 1674 called Fort Charles which was destroyed to prevent it from being captured by other European companies. The English then hurried to construct Fort William.

Ghana discovery
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Itinerary Ideas - 2 Weeks in Ghana

Ghana is exceptionally large and features a diverse set of tourist attractions and vacation spots. Ghana has something for every travel addict. Here are some things you can do in Ghana.

Cape Coast Castle
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Cape Coast Castle Museum

Want to know how the brave new world came into being? Step back a few centuries and visit the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. Now a museum, Cape Coast Castle is one of the about 40 slave castles or large trading posts built by European traders and colonists.

Ghana at Heart - Canoe from the air
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Ecotourism in Ghana

Ghana has a wide variety of EcoTourism options. In this video we would like to take you along to show you some of these pearls.

These are wonderful locations ranging from the Northern Region to Greater Accra, absolutely worth a visit. Join us on this Eco-journey across Ghana!

A Yaw Pare Production, filmed by Michael Larbie.

Woman at Odumase Krobo
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Krobo Odumase

In the eastern region of Ghana within the cool climate is the town of Krobo Odumase.
Where once was the great Presbyterian boy's school, now the University of Environment, Science, Technology, and Innovation is being developed.

Fort Batenstein
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Fort Batenstein

Standing tall on a hilltop in Butre village in Western Ghana, Fort Batenstein offers a mesmerising view of the Atlantic coastline. But it was much more than the spectacular panorama and the paradisiacal beauty of the surroundings that urged Dutch settlers to build this small trading fort in 1656 in this area - GOLD.

Fort Amsterdam
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Fort Amsterdam

Fort Amsterdam, built by the British [1638-1645], destroyed by fire in 1640 and rebuilt as heavily fortified fort. In 1661 it became headquarters of English Gold Coast.

Dutch Admiral De Ruyter captured the fort in 1665. In 1811, the people of Anomabu destroyed the fort.

It is believed to be the first slave prison on the Gold Coast.

Main image
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Sekondi-Takoradi

Sekondi-Takoradi is a twin city comprising the cities Sekondi and Takoradi. Today it is the most famous twin-city in Ghana and Africa with growing infrastructure and industries. It also does not sleep much.

Male Chimp at Kumasi Zoo
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Kumasi Zoo

Kumasi Zoo is the premier national zoo and located in central Kumasi. Opened to public in 1957, it has become popular attraction among tourists as well as locals.

11,000 hectares is a home to 162 individual animals and 46 different species. Here you will find primates, reptiles, cats, rodents, birds, even hundreds of bats.

Fort Metal Cross
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Fort Metal Cross

Reminding of British colonial times, Fort Metal Cross stands tall on a headland near Infuma in Ghana's western region. The quiet waters of the bay are perfect for sailing (if you have a small boat) and canoeing.

Kid art
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Things you can find only in Ghana

Sometimes travel memories of a place cannot just be fully represented by pictures or videos - sometimes there are things you have to experience and see with your own eyes.

Ghana national parks
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National Parks in Ghana you do not want to miss

Ghana is privileged to have some of the most famous and well-known parks in Africa. These unique parks offer amazing landscapes, stunning sceneries, and jaw-dropping natural features. From the famous Kakum National Park, the hippo filled Bui National Park and the gargantuan Mole Park, here is a list of the best national parks in Ghana.

Elmina Castle or St. George Castle
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Elmina Castle or St. George Castle

The significant castle of St. George (Elmina Castle) is the first major European construction in tropical Africa. It is situated in the central region of Ghana in a town called Elmina.

Introducing Ghana - Ghana at Heart
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Sharing the beauty of Ghana

Introducing the beauty of Ghana and its people across the country. We take you to the city, across the mountains, through the rain forest. We show you the beauty up close and from the air.

Ghana is a wonderful place on this earth and absolutely worth a visit.

Little town of Senya Beraku
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Fort Good Hope

Fort de Goede Hoop or Fort Good Hope was a trade place built by Dutch in 1704 on Gold Coast, near Senya Beraku. An interesting Unesco place to visit, while on your ‘history tour’.

The view
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Shai Hills

Known for its spectacular resource reserve, Shai Hills is a suburb near Dodowa in the Greater Accra region. Stone quarries, high hills, and wild animals are just a few of the characteristics of this place. The Shai hill is most noted for its tourist attractions. Notable among this is the Shai forest reserve.

Fishing boats Cape Coast Ghana
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Cape Coast Travel Guide

Do you want to visit a land with a rich history that would take you back to the 17th century? If yes, then Cape Coast is just the right place for you!

Canopy Walk
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Kakum National Park

Kakum National Park is a 357km national park of undisturbed rainforest.

As one of the oldest national parks in the physical center of the earth; this conservation area consists of the Kakum National Park and Assin Attandaso Resource Reserve which is a nearby resource reserve.

Elmina Beach
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Elmina Town

On a narrow stretch of land between the Atlantic Ocean and the Benya Lagoon lies the enchanting and historical town of Elmina. Full of a mix of remnants of colonial architecture and olden shrines, Elmina is one of the oldest towns in Ghana and an important city in the nation's history.

The falls
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Wli Waterfalls Travel Guide

Satisfy the adventurous soul inside you while pleasing your sense of aesthetic? Experience Ghana’s nature at its finest and visit Wli Waterfalls!

Entrance to Fort Christiansborg
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Christiansborg Osu Castle

Built by the Danish as Christianborg Castle in the 1660s, Osu Castle has since then been passed on to many different owners. The castle was used for the trade of slaves and gold but was abandoned after the abolition of slave trading in 1803. In 1902 Christiansborg Castle became the seat of government and serves as the office of Ghana's President.

Mountain Gemi in Amedzope
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Best hiking places in Ghana

It is time to put on your hiking boots, pack your meal, grab a water bottle, and apply some sunscreen because it’s time to go hiking in Ghana.