Ussher Fort, Accra

Ussher Fort, Accra

Ussher Fort is a fort built by the Dutch in 1649 as. Part of the Dutch Gold Coast, Fort Crèvecœur was one of three forts that Europeans built in the region during the middle of the 17th Century. The Anglo-Dutch Gold Coast Treaty from 1867, which defined areas of influence on the Gold Coast, transferred it to the British in 1868. Ussher Fort is currently being restored with funds from the European Commission and UNESCO. The purpose is to convert it to a museum and International Documentation Centre.

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Sight Name: Ussher Fort
Sight Location: Accra, Ghana
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Accra Waterfront Walking Tour  

Walking Tours in Accra, Ghana

Create Your Own Walk in Accra

Create Your Own Walk in Accra

Creating your own self-guided walk in Accra is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Central Accra Walk

Central Accra Walk

Accra is one of the most popular destinations in Western Africa. It has a lot of unique attractions to visit. The National Museum will teach you about the history and culture of this city. It also has several well preserved forts dating back to the British colonization period. Shopping at local markets is a great pleasure. Take the following tour to discover the wonderful city of Accra!

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km
Accra Waterfront Walking Tour

Accra Waterfront Walking Tour

Accra, the capital of Ghana, sitting on the Gulf of Guinea coast in West Africa, is a charming city renowned for its golden sand beaches and bustling nightlife. Wandering along its coastline, enjoying the Atlantic breeze, you will find alongside many entertainment venues a number of historic sites as well. The most prominent of them, undoubtedly, is the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park commemorating...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km