List of described attractions by regions

Ghana is divided into 10 regions.

ArrowLake BosumtwiImpact craters, Ecosystems
Greater Accra
Upper East
Upper West

Ghana - map

Wikipedia article about Ghana


Lake Bosumtwi

Lake Bosumtwi from space, Ghana
Lake Bosumtwi from space.
NASA, public domain

The youngest medium sized impact crater on Earth is Bosumtwi crater. This 10.5 km wide crater was created by meteorite some 1.07 million years ago.


Main attractions

Elmina Castle, Ghana
Elmina Castle - the oldest European building south of Sahara.
Francisco Anzola, Flickr CC BY 2.0

The beauty of this country is known too little - undeservedly. Vigorous and diverse, Ghana offers a variety of amazing natural and man made heritage values. Highlights of Ghana are:

Natural landmarks

Boti Falls, Ghana
One of the two Boti Falls.
Shawn Zamechek, Flickr CC BY 2.0
Other natural landmarks

Man made landmarks

Larabanga Stone, Ghana
Larabanga stone.
Sathyan Velumani, Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 3.0
Archaeological landmarks
Traditional architecture
Larabanga Mosque, Ghana
Larabanga Mosque.
aripeskoe2, Flickr CC BY 2.0
Historical mosques
European built fortifications

Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share Alike 3.0 8 February 2013 Gatis Pāvils

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