Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
Learn about Ghana’s premier Pan-Africanist and independence pioneer.
Take your time to navigate this bustling and heady shopping enclave that sprawls for miles.
Grab a beer in the open air, or some food at one of the numerous restaurants, and be prepared to move your body for their popular Kizomba evenings.
Afrikiko, Liberation Road, Accra, Ghana, +233 30 222 9997
Sky Bar 25
Get an unimpeded 360-degree view from this sleek rooftop bar in the tallest building in West Africa, where you can have dinner, drinks and listen to the best bands and DJs.
Sky Bar 25, 16 N Airport Road, Accra, Ghana, +233 56 082 4725
Sample mouthwatering Japanese fusion in this super-stylish and highly rated restaurant.
Santoku, 16 N Airport Road, Accra, Ghana, +233 54 431 1511
Artists Alliance Gallery
The best edit of clothing, accessories, art, antiques and so much more are on offer in this charming building by the sea.
Artists Alliance Gallery, La Road, Accra, Ghana, +233 24 525 1404
Explore this haven for local art talent, which is a lovely spot to spend the day browsing one of their special events or numerous exhibitions.
Nubuke Foundation, 7 Lome Close, Accra, Ghana, +233 28 910 2163
W.E.B. Du Bois Center
Discover the one-of-a-kind world of Accra’s fanciful coffin makers, where a final resting place can come in any form.
Kane Kwei Carpentry Workshop, Teshie Road, Accra, +233 41 14719
Beach parties and reggae nights reign supreme on Accra’s premier city beach.
+233 Jazz Bar & Grill
+233 Jazz Bar & Grill, North Ridge, Accra, Ghana, +233 23 323 3233
Discover the history of this young country through a series of exhibits at this comprehensive museum.
National Museum Barnes Road, Adabraka, Accra, Ghana, +233 30 222 1633
Shop at trendy La Maison, have casual lunch at Coco Lounge and a smart dinner at Urban Grill, followed by drinks at Cave Bar or on the terrace, and end your night at Accra’s premier nightclub, Carbon. All is possible in this landmark building overlooking Independence Avenue.
Aburi Botanical Garden
High above the city, enjoy the cool air and lush vibes of the city’s oldest botanical garden.
Try a plethora of West African dishes, as well as scrumptious Ghanaian specialties at this breezy restaurant in the heart of Osu.
Buka, 10th Street, Osu, Accra, Ghana, +233 24 484 2464
Score a ticket to a match between one of the national teams and get swept up in Ghana’s perpetual football mania.
Global Mammas Fair Trade
Be delighted by the fair-trade goods in the form of clothing, toiletries, books and accessories in this popular ‘made in Ghana’ store.
Global Mammas Fair Trade, Adjoate Street, Accra, Ghana, +233 24 453 0467
Arts Centre for National Culture
Get the full Accra experience and be prepared to haggle and be overwhelmed at this artisans area in the centre of town.