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Disappointed that we could not enter the lighthouse. Local fishing beach and community. People approach to give you a non tour. This could be vastly improved.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Annette R
Reviewed October 2, 2019

This is one of the oldest parts of Accra. A short tour is given by volunteers who will ask you for a donation for their charitable activities (I shelled out USD20, which my guide said was fine). You will walk on the beach and see...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Talampakan
Reviewed September 5, 2019

So much to see here. Jamestown has a unique history tied up with the different periods of colonial conquest and fight back.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kwesi R
Reviewed September 3, 2019

The Lighthouse cannot be missed, and can be seen from most parts of Jamestown. You cannot say you have been to Jamestown if you didn't see the Lighthouse

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kenosky
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

This is another place in Ghana that has got a lot of their historical events and happenings. The place is just ahead of a fishermans community, it looks very ghetto but it’s a good sight for a tourist. It’s just beside the buildings used for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lewah_explora
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

I went here with my friend who is Ghanaian. It’s a fishing village And it’s one of the poorer towns. The people live relatively peaceful here. I didn’t feel like I was in danger at all although I wouldn’t recommend going here without a guide...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jeeleigh
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

The lighthouse was in an old and interesting part of Accra. We walked through many interesting streets with nice graffiti, restaurants for tourists, picturesque landscape with many old style houses, indigenes playing games, etc and ended up at the foot of the lighthouse. After appreciating...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jydeoo
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Jamestown, was British built in the colonial Gold Coast era. It's another vibrant coastal township today. As an added benefit, absolutely spectacular with water activities on New Year's Eve.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed July 2, 2019

This is for me one of the better moments in Accra tourism. Again, you need to have background knowledge or a guide. The Brant Guide will tell you most of what you need to know.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Sadly the lighthouse was closed when we visited, but I still enjoyed the area. Honestly, it was one of the most impovershed areas that we saw in all of Ghana, so understandably, it was also the place we received the most hassle for stuff -...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SusieT169
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you need to be careful if it's around the port and the lighthouse. It can be unsafe at night. check were the hotel is and that it is well lit, easy access to transport, with a community feel. Giving you this caution the... More
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