Have you ever visited, or thought of visiting any tourist sites in Ghana? St Augustine said, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page”.
It would interest you to know that the chapter of this book called Ghana, has pages with beautiful characters to know about, of which tourist sites are prominent.
In studying the colourful places of tourism in Ghana, her citizens can boast of both natural and artificial sites. Some substances of the tourism industry include waterfalls, castles, wildlife reserves, rocks, and vegetation, just to mention a few.
Now let us look at eight tourist sites in Ghana that you may like to visit;
The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum
The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Memorial Park is a place of recollection and inspiration to the people of Ghana. It is dedicated to Dr Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of the nation. It accommodates his body and that of his wife’s, Fathia Nkrumah.
The mausoleum is located in Accra, Ghana’s capital. It is found opposite the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), which is the old parliament house.
The person behind the design of this structure is Don Arthur. The design represents a sword that has been turned upside down, which is a symbol of peace in the culture of Akans.
On the park are fountains, statues of Kwame Nkrumah and beautiful peacocks moving about. There is also a museum which houses a collection of some belongings of Nkrumah. These include essential photographs of his lifetime, the smoke he wore while declaring the independence of Ghana, and many other things he used.
The Mole National Park
The Mole National Park has a Park, safari, game reserve, and elephants.
it 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.
There is a nice motel called The Mole Motel around where you can relax after the sightseeing.
Kakum National Park
The Kakum National Park is a rainforest reserve with a canopy walkway. The place is full of fun. If you haven’t been to a forest walkway, you would really love it.
The site is located in Cape Coast on the coast of southern Ghana. It protects an area of rainforest, home to endangered mammals. Check a video of the Kakum National Park in the video below:
Do you know why some people don’t feel happy in life despite being rich? It’s because they don’t enjoy life to the full. Enjoying life can also be in the form of tourism. Give tourism a try. You would realize what you have been missing for a long time.