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Know the History behind Cantonments Creation, one of the affluent suburbs of Accra.

Cantonments is an affluent suburb of the Ghanaian city Accra, in the La Dade Kotopon Municipal District, a district in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It's usually characterized by carefully planned and laid out buildings.

The Cantonments area was intended to become military quarters under the British Colonial government, in the Gold Coast, now Ghana.

However, it was upgraded to become a modern planned residential settlement. Most of the homes in the area have three to four bedrooms and are often occupied by the wealthy, academics or government officials.

Many diplomatic missions in the country are in the Cantonments area including the U.S. Embassy.

Cantonment houses some of Ghana's most iconic building examples are The Cantonments Hospital, Police Hospital, National film and television instituted (NAFTI) etc. Cantonments is a welcoming neighborhood that travelers like for its restaurants. Looking for sights you might find in a travel guide about Cantonments? Consider a visit to U.S. Embassy while you're in the neighborhood.

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