Dive into the captivating history of Elmina Castle, a prominent symbol of Ghana's past. Uncover its dark secrets as a center for the transatlantic slave trade, and marvel at its role in shaping the nation's resilience. From the heartbreaking stories of those who suffered within its walls to the castle's eventual transformation into a beacon of hope, experience the triumph and tragedy that defines Elmina Castle's enduring legacy.
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.
Fort Prinzenstein in Keta, Volta Region, Ghana is a historic fort with a history dating back to the transatlantic slave trade. The Danish traders built it in 1784 to trade textiles, gold, ivory, and slaves. Visitors can visit the ruins and learn more about fort's role in slavery. It provides a window into a tragic period in human history.
Have you ever found yourself wondering the extent modern technology can take us to in realizing our wildest fantasies? Things that were previously perceived as nature’s doing can now be artificially and stably constructed. Let me introduce you to Lake Volta, one of the world’s largest human-made lakes. It is a wonder awaiting you to explore it.
Mole National Park is home to one of West Africa's largest populations of elephants and many other endangered species. This premier wildlife destination also boasts a rich cultural history, with evidence of human habitation dating back over 4,000 years. Visitors can explore the park's diverse flora and fauna and immerse themselves in the cultural significance and wilderness of Ghana.
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.
Explore Boti Falls, a stunning waterfall in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Plan your visit to Boti Falls and escape to tranquillity surrounded by lush green forests and picturesque scenery.
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.
Are you interested in exploring a location with immense historical and archaeological value? If yes, then you should put Mount. Krobo on the top of your travel bucket list. Located in Ghana, this is a pristine destination that allows you to engage with nature and history.
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.
Located in the temperate Brong-Ahafo Region, this conservation forest teems with monkey and bird life, providing a haven for species that are sadly threatened with extinction all over West Africa. The monkeys are considered sacred and the village is charged with protecting these special animals.
Join an adventure to Kakum National Park in Ghana. Traverse the canopy walkway, explore the lush rainforest, and the stunning biodiversity. With an abundance of wildlife and flora, this park is a nature lover's paradise. Learn more about practical information and how to get there to start planning your unforgettable journey. Don't miss out on this treasure trove of natural wonders!
Explore Ghana's rich history and heritage at Fort Good Hope, a historic fort that was once used for trade and the transatlantic slave trade. Today, the fort has been restored and is open to visitors, offering guided tours in its rooms and dungeons. Show your support for Ghana's cultural preservation efforts and visit Fort Good Hope.
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.
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.
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.
Discover the enchanting Aburi Botanical Garden in Ghana, a haven of lush greenery and vibrant flora. Immerse yourself in its serene atmosphere, take leisurely strolls along picturesque paths, and learn about the diverse plant species. This article explores the garden's history, highlights its must-see attractions, and provides practical tips for visitors.
Explore the unique architecture and history of Fort Apollonia in Western Ghana. Built in the late 1700s, the fort features a strong seaward bastion. After the abolition of the slave trade, the fort was abandoned. However, in the 1960s, it made its return as a museum dedicated to the Nzema culture.
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.
Uncover the natural wonders of Shai Hills Reserve in Ghana—a captivating destination boasting expansive savannas, forested hills, diverse wildlife, and a tranquil escape into nature's embrace.
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 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.
Satisfy the adventurous soul inside you while pleasing your sense of aesthetic? Experience Ghana’s nature at its finest and visit Wli Waterfalls!
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.
The Akaa Waterfalls is alluded to as nature's undiscovered magnificence in Ghana. Akaa Falls is a stunning waterfall situated in the Eastern Region. Akaa falls take sources from the Boti waterway, the very stream from which the Boti Falls takes its source.
Fort Amsterdam, located in Abandze, Ghana, has a long and complex history. Originally built by the British in the 17th century. It wsa destroyed and rebuilt multiple times, before Ghana Museums and Monuments Board restored it in 1951. Today, it stands as a well-preserved piece of Ghana’s past, open to the public for exploration.
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.
The Akosombo Dam is not only a significant landmark in Ghana but also a vital source of hydroelectric power. It is a remarkable engineering marvel. Built-in 1965, it produces electricity for the country and created the largest man-made lake globally.
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.
Nestled in the heart of Ghana's Ashanti Region lies Lake Bosumtwi, a natural wonder steeped in myth and legend. This article takes you on a journey through the history and beauty of this hidden gem, from the mythical origins of its creation to the serene surroundings that you should not miss. Discover nearby attractions and start planning your trip to Lake Bosumtwi today!