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A buddy of mine gave me the low down on what to expect. However, once there, Jamestown was... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
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Lighthouse Closed for Renovations

Was very disappointed not being able to visit the lighthouse. We were also approached by a guy who... read more

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Cleland Road, Accra, Ghana
+233 27 600 4330
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This old colonial neighborhood still holds historical facts of interest. With fishing being the main occupation of the present day locals, there's a lot to experience on a guided tour through the neighborhood. Once again, Worlanyo Tours made it possible.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this area for the festival and a tour. Go get a feel of how they live you'll be amazed. Be prepared to buy the crafts. You'll get a good deal.

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

I started at James Town Lighthouse and a guy approached me with the name Shad Addo (Samuel Addo). He is a teacher in the Fisher Village directly down the stairs at the Lighthouse. We did an amazing tour through the Fisher Village, Brazil House, Ussher...More

1  Thank PascalL1728
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

You can locate me at Accra James Town Lighthouse. The name of the street to locate me is also known as Banarman street. Tel:+233276004330 Address:Randy Abugi C/O Samuel Addo ,James Town X322 Ghana Accra,West Africa

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A buddy of mine gave me the low down on what to expect. However, once there, Jamestown was overwhelmingly draining. Samuel ran up to us and started giving talking about the history with facts. I just wanted to take it all in. With that said,...More

1  Thank Councilof9
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Was very disappointed not being able to visit the lighthouse. We were also approached by a guy who solicited funds for school children. We saw the fishing village and the prison. Not very much to see but still appreciated the experience.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Prior to my visit I had read nasty reviews about the place. This is the poorest part of Accra and the lighthouse was closed for renovation. Locals approached us as expected but were nice and allowed us take pictures. Told us about the history of...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

As soon as my private driver parked the car at my request near Jamestown lighthouse an aggressive guide came up to me, starting a speech about the people from Jamestown welcoming outsiders, but that one would have to donate to the education of the children...More

1  Thank saronic
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Loved our visit to Jamestown, the lighthouse, the village and the fishing port. Be prepared it is the poorest place in Accra and home to thousands of people living in very poor conditions - but the welcome we received, the joy on the kids faces,...More

Thank Polly G
Reviewed April 23, 2018

this is an incredible experience but be prepared for extreme poverty and the heartbreaking reminders of slavery. You need a guide for your first time

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Winnie G
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Stam P | Reviewed this property |
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