A coastal city vulnerable to climate change and rising sea levels, Accra is the capital city for the Republic of Ghana on the northwest area of Africa near Togo, Benin and Nigeria. Accra’s southern Atlantic coastline is blessed with popular beaches, notably Labadi Beach. The capital’s beachfront area is home to the Academy of African Music and Arts.
Discover the rich local culture of West Africa in the buzzing and bustling city of Accra, Ghana's capital and largest city. A tour of Accra can include many points. Independence Square, Makola Market and the Jamestown lighthouse give a good flavor of the city. Memorials include the Kwame Nkrumah memorial celebrating the first president of a free Ghana and the W.E.B. DuBois center celebrating the famous pan-Africanist.