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Kejetia Market Walking Tour in Kumasi
"Meet your guide near Kumasi Cultural Centre and start by listening to an introduction to the markets in the city. Hear advice on how to make the most of your market experience and learn how to spot bargains and hone your market etiquette.Take a public bus with your guide to famous Kejetia Market and then head inside to walk among the many market stalls stopping to soak up a little of the atmosphere. Occupying a 30-acre (12-hectare) site with some 10000 traders Kejetia is widely considered as West Africa’s largest market and is home to a range of goods from across the country. Watch people bartering and buying everything from fabrics and clothing to jewelry
From $43.00
 
Full-Day Bird and Owl Watching Tour from Accra
"You will start with a sunrise drive to Shai Hills Resource Reserve to start bird watching at 6.30 am until 10 am. This reserve is filled with birds and set in an attractive region of hilly rocks and grassy plains. You will spend most of your morning obse start your bird watching at around 2 pm until 5pm at the Sakumo Ramsar Site. Also known as the Sakumo Lagoon the Sakumo Ramsar Site features a good opportunity to see many species despite its location in the front of the Gulf of Guinea. Here in the open shallow estuary and surrounding Savannah you will encounter both resident and migratory birds.In the evening you will return to Shai Hills for night bird watching at around 6pm until 8pm - offering a different view of the wildlife."""Spend a day in the wilderness surrounding Accra and Tema getting to know the local avian wildlife. Spend the morning observing local birds in the Shai Hills Resource Reserve. Then take the afternoon to experience a different variety in the Sakumo Ramsar S
From $192.00
 
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
From $36.00

More Things to Do in Larabanga

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Mognori

A visit to the eco-village at Mognori is worth the wee detour. The village is inside the national park. A few years ago their crops were destroyed by elephants.The response was to help them diversify...
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Game hike

We were booked onto a 2 hour early morning hike through the bush, looking for wildlife. Sounded good to me.I don’t know how much it cost because we were on a “package” arranged by the group leader....
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Game drive

Pretty much compulsory to have this on the itinerary. I don’t know how much it cost because we were on a “package” arranged by the group leader. The wildlife outings were included along with the hotel...
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Visit the Imam of the Mosque

The Imam's son invited us to walk to his father's house to meet him. The old man was comfortably seated, but blind. The son actually spoke good English, but his father knew only a couple greetings,...
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More Mud Mosque Images

The Larabanga Mud Mosque does indeed merit more than just 5 photos, so enjoy these others. Note that the timbers emerging from the mud are both part of the structural building, and scaffolding for...
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The Great Mud Mosque

The Sudanese style mud mosque is quite common in West Africa, but this one claims to be very old. Guidebooks debate the age, some arguing the building dates back to the 14th century. The huge tree...
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The restoration

Every two years the mosque needs restoration. Being of adobe construction, the rains cause untold damage to the mud bricks. Hence the little wooden poles sticking out of the walls. A large group of...
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Larabanga Mosque

The mosque at Larabanga is reputed to be the oldest mosque in Ghana, and one of the oldest in West Africa. It is assumed to date from 1421, but there appears to be some disputes over the origin of the...
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Magic Stone

The magic stone from the Larabanga myth is a standard part of a tour through the village. The stone however, has nothing special what so ever, excpet for its vague history. Read more about this myth...
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Walk through the village

It is possible to have a guided walk through the village. It's of course also possible to do so without a guide, but then you will not be able to see the special places, and it is easier to take...
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The Ancient Mosque

The main attraction in the village of Larabanga is the old and famous mosque. It is said that the mosque was built here in the beginning of the 15th century, and therefore it eould be the oldest...
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Wander Among The Homes and Animals

The path to the mosque involved passing through the private residential area of town. There were a number of interesting homes and among them, goats and other animals.
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"The Village with the Oldest Building in Ghana"
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"Larabanga, village with The Mosque"
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"Larabanga"
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"Rest & Relaxation"
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"Larabanga and its Mosque"
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