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Jamestown is a very depressed area in Accra. There are lots of false tour guides who hustle and can fight for money. We were lucky to have local tour guides. Jamestown is situated on higher ground to the surroundings. In my view there's nothing to do beyond 10 minutes. One will…
Via.csited Jamestown lighthouse yesterday. As soon as we got out of the taxi we were "hounded" by a Tourism official. Taken to the Tourism Office, they wanted 30 cedis for a guided tour and before we could take any pictures of the lighthouse. The lighthouse was closed to…
As soon as I exited my uber at Jamestown lighthouse I could see a few locals making a bee-line for me. I took a few quick pictures before the "you need a tour guide" back and forth started. I politely but firmly declined two and then when I tried to walk down to the beach was…
We had a guide who told us about the history of the lighthouse, the Ussher fort and the fishermansplace. It was very interesting and also depressing. But I think it is good to know what on these places is happened in the past
I was unable to access the lighthouse tower because tourist has been banned from accessing it for now.