Accra travel guide

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You're Going to Love Accra

Accra is a busy modern city, where the streets smell of delicious foods and the beach waits to cool you down.

You'll find a thriving local cultural scene, with everything from traditional song and dance to modern clubs with the latest live music. There are traditional crafts and cutting-edge contemporary fashions to be explored. The city's Dutch, British, and Danish influences blend with West African roots to create an unmissable destination.

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When to Visit Accra

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There are two rainy seasons in Accra, with hot, humid temperatures year round. Most tourists visit during the cooler, drier periods between July and August, and December and April, when temperatures range between 77 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit.

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How to Get to Accra

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Where to Stay in Accra

Afia Beach Hotel offers waterside comfort, a great central location, and your choice of room or bungalow. You can experience the stylish, modern side of Accra at the mid-priced Soriania Hotel.

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How to Get Around Accra

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Shopping Streets

You'll find a wealth of shopping options on Lokko Road or Cantonments Road in the Osu neighborhood. The Makola Market is the largest of the traditional markets, located in the central part of the city.

Groceries and Other

Lara Mart and MaxMart 37 are good-sized supermarkets, while Saagar Supermarket is a cheap alternative. A quart of milk will cost about GH₵2.30 and a dozen eggs GH₵2.50.

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Where to Eat in Accra

Enjoy superb Indian cuisine outdoors at Khana Khazana, with mains starting at GH₵20. For classic West African cuisine, choose Chez Clarisse Mama Africa, where dishes start at GH₵30.