Mole National Park

Mole National Park is Ghana’s largest wildlife refuge. The park is located in northwest Ghana on grassland savanna and riparian ecosystems at an elevation of 150 m, with sharp escarpment forming the southern boundary...

National Theatre

The National Theater is located in the Victoria Borg district of Accra, Ghana. It is to build and propel the rich culture of Ghana into the 21st century that the National Theater of Ghana...

Lake Volta

Volta Lake lies along the Greenwich Meridian, and just six degrees of latitude north of the Equator. The lake’s northernmost point is close to the town of Yapei, and its southernmost extreme is at...

Ancient Mosques of the Northern Region

HISTORY Most of the communities of the regions of Northern Ghana, especially the Northern Region, are Muslim. Islam, which first entered Africa through Egypt in the 10th Century AD, progressed from Egypt towards the...

The Cultural Center, Kumasi

It is about a five minute walk from the central market of Kumasi (Kejetia). The Cultural Center is one of the biggest and impressive. There is a museum of Ashanti history (Prempeh II Jubilee...

Nzulezu “Stilt Village”

The settlement of Nzulezu, the “Village on water”, is located 90 kilometres west of Takoradi in the Jomoro District of the Western Region of Ghana. Nzulezu is a Nzema word which refers to “surface...

Cape Coast Castle

Cape Coast Castle is one of about forty “slave castles”, or large commercial forts, built on the Gold Coast of West Africa (now Ghana) by European traders. It was originally built by the Swedes...

Elmina Castle

Elmina Castle was built by the Portuguese in 1482 as São Jorge da Mina (St. George of the Mine) Castle, also known simply as Mina or Feitoria da Mina) in present-day Elmina, Ghana (formerly...