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Accra Slavery Museums and Forts Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Accra and set off on your leisurely paced walking tour. Although the slave trade is long gone monuments still stand here as chilling reminders of this terrible human trade.With your knowledgeable guide explore the former slave prisons of Ussher Fort and James Fort in the Jamestown district. Two of the many European forts built along the Ghanaian coast these military posts were used to store commodities and to hold West African slaves before they were shipped overseas.At Ussher Fort head inside the museum that charts Ghana’s slave trade with poignant artifacts and displays. View the exhibits and learn about the incredible cruelty involved in the enslavement of West Africans around 4.5 million of who are believed to have been shipped from their homelands during the 18th and early 19th centuries.Hear heartrending tales from the era as you explore James Fort a building once used by the British to imprison slaves
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Old Fadama Slum Tour in Accra
"Meet your local guide and head off on foot to Accra’s Old Fadama area. As the capital city of Ghana Accra attracts high numbers of people in search of a better way of life. Many are drawn here from rural areas across the country in the hope of improved living conditions and this puts a strain on the city’s resources. During your tour learn how Accra has expanded and grown to accommodate the influx and meet some of its residents.Stroll through Old Fadama and observe people going about their daily lives. Life isn't particularly easy in a slum such as this yet many of the residents maintain a positive outlook in the face of challenging circumstances. Hear all about it from your guide and see locals hard at work salvaging discarded appliances and machinery. Learn how unwanted items are turned from waste into profit
From $39.00
 
Accra Architecture and Neighborhoods Tour
"Start your walking tour by meeting your guide at the city’s Ussher Fort built in the 17th century by the Dutch to enforce their stronghold in the area. Then take a stroll with your group to the area that was first colonized by European settlers the Danish and Dutch neighborhoods to observe the beauty and elegance of the European-style architecture that abounds. See the many grand buildings and stately homes once used by the city’s first colonizers.Continue onward to Accra’s so-called English neighborhood otherwise known as Jamestown. The majority of the English officials and staff who managed the colony lived and worked in Jamestown during the 19th century a turbulent time in the country’s history. Admire the most impressive buildings with your guide
From $41.00

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LA FORÊT

I stumbled upon La Forét by accident when I was out walking one day. Their sign outside stated “Bar - Restaurant – Piscine”. Given that I like beer, good food and it was at least 40C (104F) outside...
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Moulin Rouge

This restaurant and bar is an excellent place to sit outside and watch the main street in Ouagadougou. They have nice white linen tablecloths, excellent waitresses, a good menu and cold beers. They...
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Restaurant L'Eau Vive

Restaurant l'Eau Vive is a charming little joy ... it's actually nested cozily in the interior of a Catholic nunnery, and the nuns are the cooks, waitresses, hostesses, and (eventually) the live...
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LE VERDOYANT

How good is the food here? The former President, Blaise Compaoré, had them deliver pizza to the Presidential Palace. And his wife used to dine here with visiting dignitaries. A few years ago a...
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DAO
Jun 21, 2015

Le Foyer

"Le Foyer, the ‘new’ restaurant of the ATB (Atelier Théâtre Burkinabé), is one of my favorite places in Ouagadougou. It is located in Gounghin (south-west of the city center), next to the route to...
tommie1212
Mar 07, 2014

Namaste India Restaurant & Bar

Great food and has been rarely a crowd on multiple visits. Spice and heat can be tailored to your liking, and we had mild thru hot. Ambiance is good with ample indoor and outdoor patio/grass seating....
BobJourunkle
Feb 01, 2012
 
 
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Espace culturel Zaka

Strange place in the centre, not far from the market.Local music.Seems to be the meeting point of young ?Rasta? of the city.Funny and friendly atmosphere.Basic food, cold beer.Less expensive than...
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F_Meignant
Apr 04, 2011

Akwaba

Excellent food of the Ivory Coast prepared and served by native Ivoirians. I highly recommend this place for the delicious dishes and upbeat staff, who seem to be very happy to see you. One...
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lemondrop
Aug 08, 2009

le gigot à la ficelle

The " gigot à la ficelle" is un super restaurant, situated in front of the artisanal village (Siao).very beautiful frame, very good reception and service by waitresses and waiters on rollers, please...
maxouprovence
Jul 29, 2008

GONDWANA

Great envoirment, good service, nice food, reasonable price. We had a dinner for 9 people, it costed 83000 CFA (around USD 170). It's also a gallery, almost everything you see in the restaurant, you...
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irene820
Nov 21, 2007

Restaurant de Chine.

We had to meet a friend from Brussels who is working in Ouaga as a teacher.She had one wish: go and eat in a Chinese restaurant? Why not!A good place actually.Changes a bit.Good value for money.Around...
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F_Meignant
Mar 05, 2004

Le Gondwana

The most expensive restaurant in Ouaga? but it?s sooooooo good after 2 weeks in the bush!Managed by a French.Very good African food, sometimes original.Warm welcoming.Very beautiful place: the owner?s...
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F_Meignant
Mar 05, 2004

Le Verdoyant

A kind of pizzeria not very far from the market.Also good local food.Lots of tourists.Around 7500 CFA (12?) per person. About average for a tourist. Fish "brochettes".
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F_Meignant
Mar 05, 2004

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