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Center for National Culture: Tours & Tickets

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28th February Rd Near Nkrumah Memorial Park & Mausoleum, Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

Great little market, there is space to make you feel that you can manage your way round it, but it in really quite vast. The day we were there there was loud live music in the square up front. Do be prepared to haggle, but...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

If you want to buy some local art this is the place to go. Yes there are a number of other shops in Accra, but if you want to see a variety and love to hustle then this is your spot! I have been going...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 19 April 2019 via mobile

We braved the constant haranguing of the sellers for our lucky friends and undeserving relatives back home. Having been prewarned of their tactics we were prepared and headed through the melee to the back of the market where it was quieter and the more genuine...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 March 2019

You can find anything Ghanaian - and I do mean anything - here. Gorgeous textiles, kente cloth, artwork, wood carvings, mud cloth, beadwork, etc... Ghanaians are amazingly talented artists! However, 'gird' yourself prior to entry!!! Ladies, travel with men. There will be about a dozen...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 February 2019

Great market. I do suggest walking to the back of the market where the best local stands are. In the front you have a lot of Chinese imitation.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 21 January 2019

Ok let me just say we came back 4 time to this place, only because it had all the souvenirs that you need to buy. The only thing is they triple the price, so you need to know how much things really cost. You could...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Paid a visit here on a Saturday morning, very busy and lots of stalls, some sellers are very pushy and try to get high prices so you need to haggle with them, loos expensive 1 cede. A big variety of goods on sale

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

The Center for National Culture is down to her knees.A great fall.A tragic fall.A new Directorate is needed. The Directorate I knew there seem to all have gone on pension or on transfer. John Mahama wanted to promote a single book he had written.He placed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Sellers there are liers. Not trust worth.big bad brain and mouth to convince. They glue the broken woods and seller it again which is very bad.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Charles A
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Great place for handicrafts & Ghanian clothes. To know before you go: walk past aggressive sellers outside and go to the stalls further inside. Bargain with a smile and don't be afraid to say "dabi" which means "no". Make sure to visit the Mausoleum and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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brody1000
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i think they probably are, but not sure.
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