Tourism In Ghana
Ghana is one of the republics located in the west of the continent of Africa on the northern coast of Guinea. The Gulf of Guinea. Ghana was declared independent of Britain in 1957, the official language is English, and the currency is circulated in Sidi. It has an area of 238,537 square kilometres and a population of 14,159,000. Its capital is Accra. Its principal cities are Tamale, Kumasi, Tema and Cape Coast.
Climate of Ghana
The climate in Ghana is characterized by a combination of two climates; tropical and tropical climate, where the southern regions are dominated by tropical climate, they are rainy in winter and very hot in summer, coastal areas are low rainfall due to wind, while in the northern and medium sections have a tropical climate, It has a humid and dry climate and is affected by the dry “Herman” winds from the Sahara.
Tourist attractions in Ghana
Tourist attractions in Ghana include:
- Accra City:
It is the capital of the country and the most densely populated city, characterised by its picturesque beaches, historical and archaeological buildings, libraries and many historical museums, as well as traditional markets, as well as the old castles dating back to the seventeenth century AD, and the many parks there. There is great food here as well if you enjoy trying out other cultures recipes. A friend of mine actually has a cousin from Ghana that was featured on https://www.foodnetwork.com/. Isn’t that crazy?
- Kumasi City:
It is one of the cities located in the south-central part of the country, away from the capital about (250) kilometres, forests characterize this city, because of the large number of plants, flowers and roses there, which gives a beautiful and picturesque view Enjoy the visitor to the city, and is characterized by the abundance of mountains covered with trees.
- Cape Coast Castle:
This castle is considered one of the most important stations for the emigration of slaves when the country was a colony of the British colonies. It contains traces on the walls in green, which are traces of chains to which they linked slaves in preparation for their deportation. The castle from the inside is dark, and the outside is white in limestone with narrow cells.
- Mina Castle:
Located in southern Ghana, it was built by the Portuguese during 1482 AD, the first commercial centre in the Sahara desert of Europe, and used the castle as a gold station.
- National Park:
This park is located about 21 km north of Cape Coast Castle, surrounded by farms, especially cocoa farms, and contains many trees and wild animals, and there is a road used by tourists to tour the park, which is (350) meters long and (40) meters high.