Best Photo Spots in Accra
Are you traveling to Accra soon and want to shoot some stunning, quality photos? Plan on going on a tour of the city and hope there will be time to go around and take some marvelous pictures. So where should you head out to capture the maximum beauty of the place? Here’s a list of the Best Photo Spots in Accra that will help you capture that one photo that tells a story about this beautiful city.
Located in the iconic Villaggio Towers, the three colorful buildings that can’t be missed is the trendy-yet-casual bistro-meets-sports-bar AM&PM.
Villaggio Vista is a predominantly residential development of 4 brightly colored buildings ranging from 8 – 15 Storey high and a 30-Storey tower with associated domestic amenities and a small commercial unit.
Marriott Hotel, Accra
Accra Marriott Hotel is a new 5-star luxury hotel in Accra, Ghana, located opposite Kotoka International Airport in the heart of Airport City. They offer easy access to major corporations and provide well-appointed guest rooms.
Zen Garden, is a restaurant that offers you serenity in the city. This lovely restaurant sits quietly tucked away in an enclosed garden, providing you with indoor and outdoor seating. They have amazing dishes ranging from tasty burgers to light and crispy Lebanese dishes to sweet-savory local dishes and pizzas.
Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park
Located in downtown Accra, Ghana is the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park and Mausoleum. The Mausoleum is the final resting place of Ghana’s first President and Africanist. The museum hosts rare artifacts relating to Ghana’s independence, and tours at the park give visitors an in-depth history of the Sub-Saharan struggle for independence.
The National Theatre was opened in 1992 to spearhead the Theatre movement in Ghana by providing a multi-functional venue for concerts, dance, drama, and musical performances, screenplays, exhibitions, and special events. The building houses the three resident companies of the National Dance Company, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the National Theatre Players.
Accra Arts & Crafts Centre
The Accra Regional Center for Culture, “The Arts Center”, is better known simply as the National Center for Culture in Accra, Ghana. It is situated right next to Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, where the Kwame Nkrumah Museum is. There is an art gallery that sells traditional handicrafts from all over Ghana at reasonable prices. There is a never-ending array of goods in numerous stalls that you may not even be able to shop.
Labadi Beach Hotel
The Labadi Beach Hotel, Ghana’s Premier 5* Hotel, is set amidst tropically landscaped gardens and in close proximity to a 10-minute drive to the Kotoka International Airport and a 15-minute drive to the Central Business District. The hotel is located adjacent to Ghana’s most popular La Pleasure Beach and boasts a well-maintained private beach with 24-hour security surveillance, offering colorful cocktails and bites as you watch the sunset.
The Gallery 1957 inside the Kempinski Hotel
Gallery 1957 is one of the most exciting new gallery openings of the last decade. The 140sqm space, named after the year Ghana gained independence, is housed in the beautiful new Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City and has a curatorial focus on contemporary Ghanaian art, presenting a program of exhibitions, installations, and performances by the country’s most significant artists under the creative direction of Nana Oforiatta Ayim.