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.