Beauty, they say, is in the eyes of the beholder but in Ghana, you find beauty everywhere you go. If you visit Ghana, you’ll find out that the country is already blessed with lots of beautiful places for sightseeing. From her weather to vegetation and even to Ghanaians themselves, everything about this West African country is all bright and beautiful. Are you looking for a place to have a blissful vacation? we recommend Ghana. Here are some of the most beautiful Ghana pictures you are bound to behold in Ghana!
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The Accra Ghana Temple is one of Ghana’s must-see structures. It is a temple built by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The magnificent building was dedicated by the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Gordon B. Hinckley, on January 11, 2004.
The building, which is the 117th operating temple of the LDS Church, sits on 6 acres (2.4 hectares) while its floor area is measured at 17,500 sq ft (1,630 m2). The second of three temples built in Africa, the Ghana temple’s exterior is made of Namibia Pearl Granite. It was officially open to the public December 3 through 20th, 2003. It serves members in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin, Liberia, and Sierra Leone and boasts two sealing rooms, stake center on the grounds, and two sealing rooms.
Ghana is blessed with a number of highland sites and forest that are too beautiful to behold. Due to the country’s altitude or thick forest, these sites are very cool in climate. Some popular highland areas you can visit include Abura botanical gardens, Akropong, Dodowa, Cocoa farms, Atewa forest reserve, Kwahu Plateau, and Bunso Arboretum. Situated on a hillside, Bunso Arboretum boasts numerous trails including crop plants, timber trees, and fruit trees.
Bojo Beach is famed for being Ghana’s most beautiful and cleanest beach. It is always the go-to beach for people who really want to enjoy the abundance of beach life. For others, Bojo is the perfect place to be whenever one wants to sneak away from the ever-busy Accra.
A destination for many tourists, Bojo also has a classic on-shore restaurant where people are served dishes like plates of seafood, and of course, native foods. It also boasts small huts that primarily serve as relaxation joints for visitors.
Accra, Ghana’s Capital
Accra is one of the most beautiful cities in West Africa. It is a very exciting place to be and this explains why it is most tourists’ number one city. Accra is Ghana’s most populated city as it is occupied by over 2.27 million people, as of 2012. The city holds the record as the administrative and economic hub of Greater Accra Region and the most popular city with the highest number of nightclubs, hotels, and restaurants.
The Busua beach sits between Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) and Ghana’s capital city, Accra. Situated on several acres of natural sandy beaches, the beach boasts 62 luxurious rooms, restaurants, and suites, with mouth-watering cuisine. It also has well-equipped conference facilities that can accommodate up to 250 people.
Kakum National Park
Established in 1992, in the Central Region of Ghana, the Kakum National Park is one of 3 locations in Africa with a canopy walkway. The park covers an area of 375 square kilometers. Its dominant vegetation type is the moist forest. Kakum is surrounded by 33 villages while its welcome center contains a picnic area, wildlife education center, camping area and agricultural lands where food crops and cocoa are planted.
Lake Volta stretches from Akosombo in the south to the northern part of Ghana. Its surface area is put at 8,502 square kilometers (3,283 sq mi), making it one of the largest man-made reservoirs in the world. It is formed by the Akosombo Dam, which on the other hand, provides electricity for most Ghanaians. It also helps in the exportation of goods to countries such as Benin, Togo, and nearby countries.
Ghana Independence Square
The Ghana Independence Square is situated in central Accra. It features classic monuments showing Ghana’s struggle for independence and other historic displays. Also known as the Black Star Square, it is bordered by the Accra Sports Stadium and the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.
The square was named Black Star Square in 1961 and has 30,000 seating capacity. It was commissioned by former President Kwame Nkrumah to honor the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Ghana.
Mole national park
Located in northwest Ghana on grassland savanna, the Mole National Park is the country’s largest wildlife refuge. It was established in 1958 while its surface area is 4840 km2