Accra, Ghana's 7 Most Instagram Worthy Spots

Accra is a beautiful city filled with palm beaches, a unique history, beautiful gardens, and a ton of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
 

With so much to do and see across the city, here are the 7 of the most Instagram worthy places in Accra. 

Black Star Gate

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Black Star Gate is located in Independence Square. At the top, you will see the words “Freedom and Justice” inscribed in the monument.

Black Star Gate

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Black Star Square is located between 28th February Road and Accra’s southern coastline. It is the symbol of the independence of the country.

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum

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The Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and memorial park is located in downtown Accra.

Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum

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The museum has rare artifacts relating to Ghana’s independence and tours at the park give visitors an in-depth history of Ghana’s struggle for independence.

Jamestown Lighthouse

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The lighthouse was originally built in the 1930s, replacing an earlier lighthouse that had been built in 1871. 

Jamestown Lighthouse

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It consists of a stone tower with a lantern and gallery, attached to a keeper’s house. Both lighthouse and keeper’s house are painted with red and white horizontal bands

OSU Castle

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The first fort was built by the Danes and has changed hands between Denmark, Norway, Portugal, the Akwamu, Britain, and finally post-Independence Ghana.

Madina Masjid

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Madina Mosque is one of the largest mosques in Ghana.  Located in the La-Nkwantanang-Madina Municipal Assembly, it is the main mosque in the district for worshipers.

Rosé Garden

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Accra’s newest champagne, wine, and rosè lounge is one of the prettiest in the city! Just make sure you’re dressed for the occasion.

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