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Souvenirs remain the most popular items that tourists buy in Accra. Local masters and artisans from the nearby settlements make many interesting artworks and accessories. If you are interested in practical goods, take a look at local textiles. Accessories made from local textiles and decorated with handmade embroidery are more expensive but still very popular. The region is famous for its quality ceramics. Local artisans also produce various accessories made from wood. Hand-painted wooden masks are a traditional souvenir from Ghana. Men prefer such items as knives and decorative spears.
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Female tourists need to pay attention to locally manufactured cosmetics because it contains mostly organic ingredients. If you like expensive and elegant souvenirs, you will like leather accessories. Items made from crocodile leather are the most expensive. All kinds of tabletop games, which are popular in the country, can be an original and unusual gift. As a rule, game boards and chips are wooden and handmade. In the plethora of eatable souvenirs, pay your attention to premium cocoa and local spices. The regional cuisine has several dozen of interesting spices.
There are several large shopping centers in the city, and Accra Mall is the most famous. Its design is reminiscent of the typical shopping malls around the world. There are shops with different kinds of goods, restaurants, and recreation areas. Tourists enjoy visiting the supermarket that is open on the first floor of the building. It always has various fresh fruits for sale. Numerous clothes and shoe stores in Accra Mall offer goods made by internationally famous brands and regional manufacturers. Visitors can buy cocoa and coffee, popular sweets and souvenirs in special pavilions. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The National Museum of Ghana is open in the central part of Ghana. This is one of the most visited landmarks in the city. The opening of the cultural center took place in 1957. Today, this … Open
Marina Mall is one more popular shopping center in Accra that is located nearby. It also has a broad range of items in stock. People come here to shop for beach accessories, toys, and buy quality leather items made by local manufacturers. Several shops in Marina Mall specialize in the national style clothes. Of course, there are several restaurants and cafes that specialize in different cuisines.
Makola Shopping Mall is one of the most unusual places to shop in Accra. This is an open-air market that not many tourists know about. Locals still make up the majority of visitors here. People come to Makola to buy household items, inexpensive clothes and shoes, and beach gear. Stalls with domestic textiles usually attract tourists the most. The prices are surprisingly affordable. There are vendors with food such as locally sourced fruits, spices, and other popular products. If you like something, don’t forget to bargain because local sellers often tell a higher price when they see a foreigner.
An excursion to local national parks is a great way to have fun in Accra. Shai Hills is the closest nature reserve to Accra. This area is home to approximately one hundred species of birds … Open
China Mall spintex is a popular shopping center that is located at some distance from the central streets of Accra. This mall is also mostly targeted at local people. China Mall offers different categories of goods, from all kinds of accessories to artificial flowers, purses and toys. All goods are available at very affordable prices, and so this is a great destination for budget tourists.
There are always many specialty shops close to the main city beaches in Accra. For example, Garrison Book Shop is located close to the coastline. The shop is small nevertheless it offers many books of different genres. Besides that, Garrison Book Shop offers interesting souvenirs. Some city supermarkets can also become a wonderful destination to buy memorable gifts. Palace Hypermarket sells different categories of goods, both food and non-food items. Visit this market if you need cosmetics by internationally famous brands, inexpensive clothes and shoes, children’s toys, household items, and beach accessories.
Accra is the central city in Ghana, a country that attracts a big number of tourists every year. People from all over the world come to admire the incredible beauty of Accra and its … Open
James Town, a historic neighborhood in Accra, is one more popular shopping destination in the capital of Ghana. There is an interesting artisan market, as well as multiple workshops here. Visit James Town if you are interested in buying exclusive handmade items by local masters. During a walk in this neighborhood, don’t forget to visit local art galleries as they offer amazing paintings at an affordable price. The range of inexpensive souvenirs is truly amazing. As a rule, tourists enjoy buying natural handmade soap, beautiful jewelry, colorful textiles, and traditional clothing. Don’t forget that it is allowed to bargain in small shops and artisan workshops. If you plan to purchase several items, don’t be shy and ask for a discount.
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Shopping advices for Accra. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from Ghana - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Accra.
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