Accra, Ghana’s capital, has a rich history when it comes to everything from culture to fashion, food, and art. Having it been one of the popular cities in West African, the city boasts several landmarks and remains from the more tumultuous times. From the rich communities East Legon to the street of Jamestown, Accra is filled with relics from the past and signs of a burgeoning future.
Now, the city is a bustling hub for a younger generation, where music, fashion, and art take the scene. With all the celebrities and great music festivals. Accra has quickly risen to the top of Africa best destinations for music, parties, fashion, food, art, and fun. Besides, the city has a rich fashion landscape that is filled with shopping destinations, where the creative industries are taking over.
Check out some best places for fashion, food, and art in Accra, whiles scrolling you can check out some Accra Boutique hotels for all your budget.
Address: Accra mall, Achimota mall.
Jet is the place to go if you’re looking for a good bargain. When it comes to second hand and thrifting, it’s a store to visit if you’re ready to dive in headfirst to racks and racks of clothes. It’s what you’d call a “hit or miss,” but if you’re lucky you may come across pieces from brands like Burberry and more.
It’s one of the Instagram-like fashion shops in Ghana and very affordable for all budgets.
Address: Accra mall, Accra.
Mr. Price, also known as MRP, is a publicly-traded retail company based in South Africa, well known for its focus on value. The group retails apparel, as well as homeware and sportswear, through owned and franchised stores across 14 countries, primarily in Africa. It also services customers globally through its online stores. It operates under different store names, such as Mr. Price Sports and Mr. Price Home, as well as a home decor store called Sheet Street.
It popular here in Accra and wears are expensive. So, if you want where you can get world-class original brands or wears, this is the best shop in Accra for you.
3.Artists Alliance Gallery
Address: La Rd, Accra
Art is not missing in Ghana, whiles this is the biggest and most attractive art studio I have ever visited in Ghana. I have to say visiting this studio the first time will help you grow the love you have for art. For those craving to see beautiful art and culture, this is the best art gallery you should visit. How much do you pay to have explored a beautiful studio like this? It is free to enter and explore. On days Prof Glover (the owner) is available- you get to hear the rich history behind all art in the studio.
4.Lord of The Wings
.Address: Spintex Road, Cantonment, East Legon.
The best restaurant for your family, friends and a perfect date. Found throughout midtown and downtown area of the capital. It has franchise all over the globe with international dishes and it always make you feel as home. Give you the great home-food-away-from-home experience.
One tip from me, if you are in a group and you order a mix of the Tex-Mex and Asian, they may come at different times as they come from two separate kitchens. They serve the best wings in the country.
5.Osu Oxford Street.
Oxford street is the most popular street in Ghana and it derived its name from the famous Oxford Street in London, U.K because of its busy nocturnal activities. It is also known as the “West End”. And its also the most popular tourist market for travelers around the globe. it’s the place to come if you’re looking for high-end African wear designer, artist, food, and entertainment. It is a busy street 24/7. It’s the second active street in Ghana after Kwame Nkrumah Circle.
Address: Accra mall, Accra.
Stepping into Kiki clothing shop is like African art heaven – literally. The whole store is filled from top to bottom with all the African wears and designer you ever dream of. Ready-to-wear collections that are meticulously made in Ghana then Kiki clothing is best made in Ghana shop.
Address: Accra mall, Accra
Shoprite is a very solid supermarket store in Ghana. There are several locations in Accra, the one in Accra Mall is possibly the best. With different renovations through the years, Shoprite has different sections that are convent and well organized. The variety of goods and especially meat is exceptionally good. There is even a section for different sandwiches and salads. At Christmas time the toy department is always good for getting your kids Christmas presents. A good place to shop.
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