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    Welcome to Ghana, Welcome to the best in Africa situated right in the heart of West Africa. Ghana extends from the Gulf of Guinea with miles and miles of sun-dappled beaches to the rugged contrast of the Sahel lands in the far north. Ghana, the land of Gold, offers some of the best travel experiences in Africa.

    Land of Smiles

    Few countries in Africa have an appeal that can compare with the attractions of Ghana. The country dazzles you with its historic past and charms you with its natural beauty. Join in our spectacular festivals, and discover the friendliness of our people. Revel in our music and dance and excite your taste buds with our delicious Ghanaian food. Discover our beaches, National Parks, bustling village markets and our vibrant towns and cities. Discover why it is great in Ghana.

    The people of Ghana are known as the people of smiles. In our land of many people with many different languages and tribes, we are all drawn together, proud to be modern Ghanaians. All our people, from whichever tribe, honour their chiefs and royal and celebrations.

    A Rich Blend of Old and New

    Our history stretches back almost 2000 years to the riches of the ancient Ghana Empire, where trade in Gold, Ivory, Salt and Kola nuts created one of the most opulent nations in Africa and attracted Kingsmen from all over the continent . Europeans, drawn by the abundance of our land, came to trade and left behind their legacy of 32 forts and castles [the most in any sub-Saharan African country]

    Our capital city of Accra is a vibrant modern city. The commercial and political heart of Ghana, Accra is a modern gateway to one of Africa’s ancient lands. A rich blend of old and new, Accra, with its bustling markets full of great bargains, a wide choice of hotels with state-of-the-art conference facilities, restaurants that reflect the many cultures of Ghana and a pulsating nightlife, is the hub for a perfect holiday.

    kakum national park

    Nature has been generous to Ghana. Few natural attractions can compare with the land of Ghana. National Parks, such as the Kakum rainforest or the broad savannah of Mole, are havens for indigenous flora and fauna, safe from predatory man. Ghana is a birdwatcher’s paradise and nature lover’s delight. Forest walks captivate the senses as butterflies flit from flower to flower and shafts of sunlight illuminate tiny orchids and other native flowers. Products of our indigenous tress and plants have always enriched medical knowledge throughout the world. The variety of landscape is matched by striking seasonal and regional contrasts.

    Festive Celebrations

    Ghana is a land of festivals. The celebrations, with great durbars of chiefs in gold regalia, full of dancing and drumming, reverberate with images of our rich cultural traditions and reflect the passage of nature’s calendar, so important in the preservation of our culture. Throughout the year and throughout the country ,our people love to celebrate and the great sights and scenes reflected in these festivals create for every visitor a memory to be cherished.


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Ghana Embassy Bern
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