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Discover Accra

Experience the vibrant capital of Ghana

Stretching along the Atlantic coast and extending inland, Accra is the biggest metropolis in Ghana. Ghana's capital city blends both the old and the new with great ease, so you can explore fascinating 19th century British, Danish and Dutch architecture, alongside modern skyscrapers built by local and international architects. Whether you’ve landed in Accra for business or for pleasure, you’re guaranteed a rich experience surrounded by deep heritage and people who know how to enjoy life to the full.

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Exploring the nooks and crannies of the bustling city by day is an adventure of its own. Pair a multi-coloured dashiki with the most comfortable sandals you own and step outside to hail one of the many taxis on the street. Discover the captivating history of this lively West African capital city.
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- Visit one of the many markets in Accra where you can bargain for freshly harvested vegetables, second-hand clothes and handcrafted jewellery heaped high on stalls. Venture into the vibrant Makola Market and feast your eyes on original woodwork sculptures, artwork and crafts. Tap your foot to catchy music played by local bands around the market, and test your bartering skills are for anything from kitchenware to clothes. Alternatively enjoy a short drive to the Marina or Accra Shopping Malls.
- For a dose of local arts and culture, pay a visit to the modern architectural wonder of the National Theatre of Ghana. Resembling an impressive ship sailing through the city, the theatre is composed of smooth sweeping lines which hearken back to Chinese architecture. Enter and be immersed in the lyrical artistry of the National Symphony Orchestra Ghana, alongside local dance and theatre productions. 
- Unravel the mysteries of the oldest districts of Accra, Jamestown and Usshertown where you will discover two ancient forts which date back to the 17th century and are located along the beach. Explore remnants of Ghana's history at the Ussher Fort or take in the whitewashed antiquity of Fort James. 

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- Discover archaeological artefacts such as Asante gold weights, currency, instruments, textiles and leatherwork from precolonial times in the National Museum of Ghana. Weaved in amongst these archaeological treasures is a wealth of ethnography and art which give a poignant reflection of the country's rich heritage. Catch a glimpse of the chair that the first president of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah sat in during his inauguration in 1957. 
- Standing proudly in Accra is the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, marked impressively with a towering bronze statue of Kwame Nkhrumah, the first sub-Saharan leader to gain independence for his country. Venture within the mausoleum to discover lavish marble flooring at the resting place of the 
Accra is one of the fastest growing cities in Africa, making it a favourite among business people. Our ibis Styles Accra Airport hotel is centrally located to provide you with just the right springboard for business or leisure. Situated in close proximity to Governmental Organizations and Financial Districts as well as a short drive to central shopping locations and night clubs. Be welcomed at our ibis Styles Accra Airport hotel.

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Dance along to the rhythmic beats of local music, enjoy cultural performances by talented local artists, or sip a refreshing drink at one of the city's trendy bars. Accra will have you yearning to stay by the time you leave, and chances are you’ll be eager to revel in its vibrancy again at some point in the future. 

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