Tourist Sites & Attractions in Ghana by Region

tourist attractions in ghana

Ghana has at least 75 tourist sites and attractions that have been visited and engaged by international and local people.

In this short article, presents all the well-known and less-known tourist sites and attractions in Ghana, for both educational and informational purposes.

Here we list such attraction sites according to the now 16 regions in Ghana, as it appears almost all the regions have one or more places of tourist attraction. 

The Ahafo Region Tourist Attractions

  1. Asumura Rockfowl Sanctuary
  2. Adekyem festival MM-Buo-Mim

The Ashanti Region Tourist Sites

  1. Kumasi fort
  2. The military museum
  3. Old shrine at Besease
  4. The Manhyia Palace
  5. Bonwire
  6. The Owabi Wildlife Sanctuary
  7. The Bobiri Forest Reserve
  8. The Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary

The Bono Region Tourist Sites

  1. Nchiraa Waterfalls
  2. Duasidan Monkey Sanctuary
  3. Bui National Park/ Bui Dam
  4. Nwoase Ostrich Farm
  5. Busia Mausoleum

The Bono East Region Tourist Attractions

  1. Kintampo Waterfalls
  2. Kintampo Canopy Walkway
  3. Fuller Falls
  4. Boaben-Fiema Money Sanctuary
  5. Buoyem Caves and Bats Colony
  6. Bono Manso Slave Market
  7. Digya National Park

The Central Region Tourist Sites

  1. Cape Coast Castle
  2. Elmina Castle
  3. Kakum National Park
  4. Fort St. Jago
  5. Beaches
  6. Posuban Shrines
  7. Assin Manso Slave River

The Eastern Region Tourist Sites

  1. Boti Falls
  2. Aburi Botanical Gardens
  3. Lake Volta
  4. Umbrella Rock
  5. The Big Tree at Ada
  6. Bead Factory
  7. Tetteh Quarshie Coco Farm

The Greater Accra Tourist Attractions

  1. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Museum
  2. Black Star Gate
  3. Osu Castle
  4. Independence Square
  5. Osu Oxford Street
  6. James Town Lighthouse
  7. Accra International Conference Centre
  8. Nii Tackie Tawiah III Statue

The North East Region Tourist Attraction

  1. Nayiri Palace

The Northern Region Tourist Attractions

  1. Sognaayili
  2. Mole National Park

The Oti Region Tourist Sites

  1. Kyabobo National Park
  2. Abohire Falls

The Volta Region Tourist Attractions

  1. Mountain Afadjato
  2. Holy Trinity Spa & Health Farm
  3. Wli Water Falls
  4. Tafi Atome Moneky Sanctuary

The Western North Tourist Attractions

  1. Ankasa Conservation Area
  2. Nzulezu Stilt Village
  3. Busua Beach
  4. Ahanta Surf School

The Western Region Tourist Sites

  1. Akatekyi Crocodile Pond
  2. Fort Santo Antonio
  3. Fort William
  4. Fort San Sebastian
  5. Gross Friedrichsburg
  6. Fort Batenstein

The Upper East Region Tourist Sites

  1. Tongo Hills
  2. Pikworo Slave Camp
  3. Paga Crocodile Ponds
  4. Gbewaa Shrine

The Upper West Region Tourist Attractions

  1. Wechiau Community
  2. Hippo Santuary 
  3. Wa Naa's Palace
  4. Mushroom Rock
  5. Nakore Mosque

The Savannah Region Tourist Attractions

  1. Mole Motel
  2. Mognori Eco-Village
  3. Larabanga Mosque

Contributor: py sosu