5. Accra City Exploration
Explore the beauty, history and culture of Accra, the capital city of Ghana including Black Star Square, Independence Square, Jamestown Light House, Makola Market, Accra Art Center, National Museum etc. After you have been located and picked up from your hotel, your first destination will be at the Independence Arch in Accra. The Independence Arch in Accra, Ghana is part of the Independence Square which contains monuments to Ghana’s independence struggle. In Independence Square are large stands with a total seating capacity of 30,000 surrounding the edges of the square. The square boasts three monuments which encapsulate the fight for Independent and liberation. These monuments include the Independence Arch to the south of the square, backdropped by the Gulf of Guinea. On the opposite side of the square but facing the arch is the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier, which honors the Ghanaian soldiers who fell fighting for their country. Just to the north of the main square is a roundabout, in the center of which stands the Black Star Gate, an imposing monument topped by the Black Star of Africa, the five-pointed star that symbolizes Africa in general and Ghana in particular. The monument bears the large inscription “AD 1957” and “Freedom and Justice” and the Liberation Day Monument. The Independence Square is one of the largest city square in the world. Followed by visiting the Jamestown Light House which is a colonial-era lighthouse, built in the 1930s replacing an earlier lighthouse that had been built in 1871. It has become a tourist attraction over time. You will be assisted by the tour guide to visit all major destinations included in your itinerary which are Makola Market, Accra Art Center, National Museum etc. Lunch, water, snacks and drink will be provided for your safe touring.