Start the day wandering the streets of historic Jamestown. The densely populated fishing village is home to a towering lighthouse built by the British in 1871. Climb to the top of this iconic landmark for epic views of the scenic coast. Explore old Fort James, a haunting former prison, before heading to the Bukom district to catch a local boxing match. Afterwards, head to Independence Square--known by locals at Black Star Square to snap some photos at one of the city’s most noteworthy landmarks.
Spend the day discovering the nation’s complex history. Get a general overview of local culture and traditions while wandering the halls of the National Museum of Ghana. Its three main galleries highlight ancient art as well as contemporary work, helping travellers to understand Ghana’s growth and progress throughout the ages.