West Africa - Ghana (Chapter)
This is the Ghana chapter from Lonely Planet's West Africa guidebook.
Hailed as West Africa's golden child, Ghana deserves its place in the sun. With its welcoming beaches, gorgeous hinterland, rich culture, vibrant cities, diverse wildlife, easy transport and affable inhabitants, it's no wonder Ghana is sometimes labelled 'Africa for beginners'.
- tour the castles of Cape Coast and Elmina to learn about the history of slavery
- go hiking, climb waterfalls and swim in the former German Togoland, Ghana's Volta Region in the east
- join the world's most inexpensive safari at Mole National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Ghana, Ghana Today, History, People of Ghana, Religion, Arts, Food & Drink, Directory, Transport, Accra, The East, Akosombo, Amedzofe, Tafi Atome & Tafi Abuipe, Wli Falls, The Coast, Kokrobite, Anomabu, Cape Coast, Kakum National Park, Elmina, Takoradi, Busua, Akwidaa & Cape Three Points, The Centre, Kumasi & around, Lake Bosumtwe, The North, Tamale, Mole National Park, Bolgatanga, The Northwest, Wa, Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary.
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