8 Things to do in Accra

Accra is so beautiful. I’ve always maintained this. The beautiful people, the tasty Ghanaian dishes and all the fun places to visit in the capital city are just amazing! I just love my city. But hey, it could get kind of boring if you have no idea what to do and where to go in the capital city. That is why am bringing you some general tips on what to do in Accra;

An Aerial View of Ghana’s Capital – Accra.
  1. Visit the beautiful beaches in Accra: Accra has got some great beaches you should see (the Labadi beach at Labadi, the Sakumono beach at Sakumono, the Korle Gonno beach at Korle Gonno and a whole lot of other beautiful beaches). At the beaches on the coast of Accra, you get a first-hand feel of the Atlantic Ocean-surf and swim in it while you meet new and fun people from various people from various walks of life. If you ever think of going to the beach, think of doing so on Sundays. It’s super fun!

2. Grab Drinks in Accra’s Favorite Bars: Do you know Accra has got some amazing bars? Ever heard of Sky bar, Champs bar and grill, and Piano bar? These are some of the talked about bars in the capital, and it gets super exciting if you choose some of these venues for your nightlife activities. Grabbing a drink at some of these amazing venues. It’s also a great opportunity to meet lots of fun people. If you don’t like noisy environments, take a deep. Visit and check out the nightlife column. There are other great bars listed there for your viewing pleasure.

3. Visit Popular Tourist Sites in Accra: The Kwame Nkrumah Museum is one of Ghana’s greatest and most cherished tourist venues in the country, it houses the remains of the first president of Ghana. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and his other cherished possessions. You can also visit Jamestown in Accra. It has the James Fort, Ussher Fort and the Lighthouse. Get to learn more about the indigenous lifestyle of the residents of this community.

4. Go Shopping at Accra’s Numerous Malls: Accra has become home for a large number of shopping malls in the country. There are a number of them that sell quality products, ranging from groceries to electrical appliances, clothes and much more. Are you in the loop on where to find these malls? Let me give you some of them so you check out the rest on Check out the Accra mall at Shiashie, about 5 minutes’ drive from the nation’s national airport, Westhills Mall at Weija, Achimota Mall at Achimota mile 7 and the Junction mall at Teshie-Nungua.

5. Enjoy Ghana’s Local Dishes at Accra’s Best Local Restaurants: One lovely thing about Ghana is the local dishes. They taste great and delicious. You should try out our fufu and light soup, waakye, banku and okro stew, just to mention but a few. Actually, it is endless. Want to know where to find all these great dishes? Visit Bush canteen at East Legon, Salma’s eatery at East Legon, Buka restaurant at Osu and other great locations.

6. Watch Movies at Global Cinemas in Accra: Are you a movie lover? Do you wish to see your favorite movies? Check out the Silverbird cinemas inside Accra mall and Westhills mall. They show all the latest movies from local to foreign you probably haven’t seen at very affordable prices. Seize this opportunity to meet other movie lovers like you.

7. Listen to Live Band Music at Popular Bars in the City: A wise man once said, “good music speaks to the soul”. Live band music is a great example of good music. It is enjoyed by the young and old alike. Piano Bar, Teshie, Republic bar and grill at Osu and Champs bar and grill at Ringway Central are examples of great venues you might want to check out in Accra.

8. Go Clubbing, Enjoy Nightlife: Do you love nightlife? Have you tried clubbing? Accra has great nightclubs that’s got people trooping in from various walks of life. You surely should check some of them out. Talk of Vanity Klub at Osu, Jokers at Labadi, Classroom Pool Lounge at East Legon and all. These are great places. You should see these places.

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