A Travellers City Guide To Accra Lifestyle & Culture


Accra offers a great selection of cultural experiences and landmarks. History buffs will appreciate the National Museum, which is the place to go if you want to learn about the culture and history of Ghana. Some of the key cultural spots include Cape Coast Castle, Elmina Castle and Manhyia Palace.

As soon as you set foot in Accra you will realise just how upbeat and friendly the locals are. It may be a jam packed city, but it has a fantastic atmosphere. About 2 million people live in Accra and it has been the country’s capital since 1877. Accra is home to Ghana's National Theatre where you can see music concerts, theatre shows and dance displays. Art lovers will want to pay a visit to the Artists Alliance Gallery which contains both modern and traditional style paintings. 

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