A Day In Accra

1 Day
TYPOLOGIES

Day Tours

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DIFFICULTY

Low

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MIN. AGE

3 Years

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90 70 $

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This tour has been arranged to give travelers a local experience that connects them to the Ghanaian culture and people. It also educates travelers on the lives of important people like Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and WEB Dubois and also gives travelers a feel of some of the oldest towns of Accra. Travelers also get the chance to try some Ghanaian local dishes, interact with some locals, observe their lives and try some local habits like eating some street foods.

Itinerary

Tour Location: Accra

Tour begins at agreed pick up point in Accra

Day 1

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Kwame Nkrumah commissioned the Independence Square, also known as Black Star Square, to honour the visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Independence Square is a vast, empty expanse of concrete overlooked by spectator stands which can seat about 30,000 people. The Independence Arch was an inspiration to other African countries vying for independence and the Flame of African Liberation. The roundabout before the square contains in the center, the Black Star Gate also known as the Black Star Monument which was built in 1961. The vast area, built under Kwame Nkrumah, is designed for huge events and military marches and commercial events such as concerts and fashion shows, which take place throughout the year.

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The Centre for National Culture crafts market can also be simply known as the Arts Center. There are so many different stalls selling different varieties of Ghanaian inspired arts and crafts and this is one of the cool places to shop in Accra. There is so much to see and buy from woven Kente cloth, wooden sculptures to earrings and other fashion accessories matched with the latest in African Attire fashion from all over Ghana.

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Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum is also known as the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. It is the last resting place of the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. This museum is dedicated to him to honour his dedication in liberating Ghana, formally known as Gold Coast, from colonial rule. The Museum houses the personal effects and publications of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and pictures showing his life history with some of the most famous people of his time.

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The center is named after William Edward Burghardt Du Bois who was an African-American civil rights activist and later became a citizen of Ghana in the 1960s. He is often known as the ‘Father of Pan-Africanism’. The centre is where he once lived with his wife and where they are now buried. It houses his personal library, a small museum with a handful of personal effects such as his graduation robes. The mausoleum is surrounded by Asante stools, a seminar room, a restaurant, a gallery, an amphitheater and a research center for Pan-African history and culture.

Travel safe during COVID-19

A note from ProTour Africa
What you can expect during your visit:
• Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
• Guides required to regularly wash hands
• Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
• Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
• Face masks required for guides in public areas
• Face masks required for travelers in public areas
• Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
• Face masks provided for traveler

Package specifications

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Services NOT included

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