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Accra Art And Culture Tour

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  • Watch local craftsmen create beautiful crafts
  • See fishmongers hauling fish
  • See people make handmade leather shoes
  • Discover the concept of breadmaking at a bakery
From fishmongers hauling in their daily catch, to bakers whipping up crusty loaves and master metal workers reinventing scrap metal, Accra is full of inventive people making a living in creative ways. Join this Accra tour to meet the local workers and traders who will impress you with their skills.

Get up close to the artistic side of Accra on this cultural Accra tour that delves into the local industries that thrive within the community. Join a knowledgeable local guide in Old Accra and get acquainted with the manufacturing industry that is so very important to the local community.

Start in the historical area of Ga-Mashie and visit a local shoemaker that turns local leather (produced in the north) into footwear that lasts. Next up on this Accra walking tour, spend some time in a traditional bakery, learning firsthand from a baker how crusty bread is baked using a clay oven.

Then, head to the harbour at Ngleshie (Jamestown) to see fishmongers in action. While here, watch the local fishermen cast and haul in nets, listen to their traditional songs, see them drag their boats in for the day and bargain for the catch — it’s a simple, yet profound way to experience the true essence of Ghana’s coastal community.

From there, you'll find out how Accra’s scrap metal is recycled and given a new life at a local factory. As Accra transitions into a modern, industrial city, much waste metal has been made available for use. Here, local factories turn scrap metal into everything from cooking pots to ornaments and art pieces. See this invaluable trade in action, and marvel at how one person’s trash can really be turned into another person’s treasure!

Next, your Accra tour will take you to see bronze and tin craftsmen hard at work, where you can marvel at their talent and artistry. Finally, finish it up with a short trek down the coast. We’ll catch a car to the east to see the workshop and showroom of a world-famous coffin carver who makes magically shaped caskets for the much-celebrated funeral industry in Ghana. From there, your tour will end back in Old Accra.
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“What an amazing experience! We learnt so much from our guide Luis. He was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We visited several markets during our tour, markets that we wouldn't have known about otherwise. He recommended a variety of different foods to try and helped us navigate the tube system. A great start to our Mexico adventure. Thank you so much. Kathleen & Shef”
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“I have just returned from doing 2 tours with the same guide - Mekong Discovery and Cu Chi tunnels. Than Truong was excellent and very informative and funny. Even had stops for the "happy place" - toilet. I had studied where we were going but learnt so much more from Than. You can tell he is very passionate about his country and rightly so. Well done Urban Adventures. Lynette NZ”
what’s included
  • Local english speaking guide and entry fees.
what’s excluded
  • Lunch
  • Tips for photography
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips / gratuities for your guide
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 3 hours
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 12 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Meeting/Start Point Accra, Ghana
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Good to know Dress standard: Since this is predominately a walking tour, we recommend dressing in light clothes that will make you feel comfortable in warmer weather conditions.

Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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