Reasons to Go to Ghana

by Viator Travel Team

Middle East & Africa, Places to Go, Things to Do, Travel Advice & Inspiration

For those looking to visit Africa, Ghana is a great place to start. Known as “Africa for beginners,” it’s the perfect destination for getting acquainted with this diverse continent. And that’s not the only reason to visit. Rich history, an upbeat culture, wildlife-filled parks and beautiful beaches are just a few other facets worth exploring. To help you plan your trip, here are 10 reasons to make Ghana, Africa, your next vacation destination.

Independence Square

The history

Ghana offers a number of opportunities to learn about the country’s dark yet important history. One such place is Cape Coast, as from here one can visit sites like Elmina Castle and Cape Coast Castle. Both were slave castles along the trans-Atlantic Slave Trade route, and you can take a guided tour to learn more about this sad time in Ghana and the history of the slave trade. Just know you will leave these places with heavy hearts. Around the country, these are over 30 heritage castles. In Accra, it’s also recommended to visit the National Museum to …………… go on reading  at source :

Contributed by Jessica Festa

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