Accra is the capital city of Ghana. It is the metropolitan area of the Accra Region and District. Accra has been the important area since the British invasion and has also been the capital of the British Gold Coast, which means it really has admirable history and historical sightseeing and monuments. To get to the city from other countries the Kotoka International Airport serves the purpose. You can even easily get the flights to Accra from UK as well. However there are furthermore many tourism agencies which are also offering cheap tickets to Accra. Accras architecture is really remarkable as it is a great combination of historic sites with contemporary skyscrapers. Plus the bustling beaches, customary markets and sparkling nightlife are also some of the factors which will amuse you in this wonderful city.
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park: This Park was made as a tribute to the first Ghanaian president, who gave Ghana its independence from Britain. And so here you can find many interesting monuments and museum related to the Nations founding father.
Labadi Beach: This is one of the most popular beaches of Accra. And you can expect to see here anything you would expect to see on the beach. The Atlantic Oceans shores, water sports, beach side restaurants, several little vendors and so forth are some of the highlights of this awesome beach.
Independence Square: This Square was built to celebrate the Ghanaian independence from the British in 1957. It is also known as Black Star Square, as there is a large black star located on the top of the independence arch. The interesting thing about this is that this independence square features an everlasting flame lit by the Nkrumah himself.
W.E.B Dubious Memorial Centre: This center actually comprises of several things such as the research center, library and historical monuments and so on. But this center was actually the home and now tomb for the famous American author and writer W.E.B Dubious who moved to Ghana as an attempt of elimination of racial discrimination.
The other Accra attractions include the National Museum, National Archives, Central library, Osu Castle, Bojo beach, National theatre, Aburi Botanical Gardens, Jamestown and so on.