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All you need to know about visiting Accra

How to ride a trotroHow to ride a trotro

How to ride a trotro

If you are in Ghana and you plan to move around a lot, you might want to consider using a trotro.  They are the most affordable means of transport in Ghana and ...

Uber arrives in Accra, partners Time Out

Uber arrives in Accra, partners Time Out

Uber. Uber, Uber, Uber. It’s here, in Accra, and for that we’re happy. Having already enjoyed its services in Buenos Aires, London and, er, Leeds, we’re big con...

Transport information

Transport information

Find essential information about travel in Accra by public transport – all you need to know about buses, taxis and that quintessential Accra experience: t...

A guide to Ghanaian slang & dialect

A guide to Ghanaian slang & dialect

Ghana is a country with 7 major languages, Twi, Ga, Fanti, Ewe, Dangbe, Hausa and English and although you won’t be expected to understand them all it might hel...

Essential information

Essential information

From information on hostpitals and emergency services to the proper Ghanaian tipping etiquette... you'll find all your newbie questions answered in Time Out's g...

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Accra by area

Accra Central

Accra Central

Your guide to the best shops, restaurants, clubs, live music, art and culture, spas and bars in the central district of Ghana's capital city Overview Along the ...

Airport

Airport

Airport is not only the first place you'll see in Accra, it is, as you'll notice, where most of the development is happening. New malls, hotels (we hear reports...

Osu

Osu

Overview Osu is probably the most happening part of town. The busy Cantonments Road, known to virtually everyone as Oxford Street, is a hub of activity 24 hours...

Labadi

Labadi

Hotels in Labadi Labadi Beach Hotel The Labadi Beach Hotel is probably Accra’s plushest residence. In keeping with its reputation, its restaurants are als...

Accra's best attractions

Osu Castle

Osu Castle

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Free things to do in Accra

Artists Alliance Gallery

Artists Alliance Gallery

This three-storey gallery is home to a large array of Ghanaian artists and sculptors such as Augustine Gokah, Betty Acquah, Nii T Mills, Ebenezer Borlabie, Kofi...

Arts Centre (Centre for National Culture)

Arts Centre (Centre for National Culture)

Along the seafront near Black Star Square is the Arts Centre. Hawkers attack from all sides as soon as you arrive, but if you’re not exhausted by the scrum you ...

Labadi Beach

Labadi Beach

Reggae DJs play on Wednesday night near an open bar that is stocked with local and imported beers. There are occasional live bands, as well as acrobats and othe...