With Africa evolving and for that matter Ghana, tourism has become one of the significant aspect of the economy. Tourism has played a very vital role both traditionally and atypically. According to statistics, our tourist centers contribute overwhelmingly ie over 50% to economic growth and advancement. Ghana for instance has been endowed with many mineral resources in her tourist centers. We have over a thousand tourist sites in Ghana. Some of these sites include, Kakum National Park, Boti Falls, Lake Volta, Aburi Botanical Gardens, Legon Botanical Gardens, Mole National Park, Labadi Beach, Wli Falls, Lake Bosomtwe, Marina Lake Side, Kumasi Zoological Garden, Larabanga Mosque, Okomfo Anokye Sword Site, James Fort, Manhyia Palace, Elmina Castle and several others which are inclusive in the article below.
1. BOTI FALLS
Waterfalls all over the world attract a lot of tourist and Boti falls is not an exception. Boti falls is located in the Eastern Region of Ghana and to be precise Koforidua. This waterfall forms a very integral part of Ghana's history and culture such that it is a twin waterfall with the male being the representation of its upper fall and the female otherwise being the lower fall. It is believed among the indigenous natives of Boti that, when the volume of the waterfall increases or is very high, there is some kind of mating going on and so a ritual is held. The waterfall is very sacred to the natives and they accord it with such diligent allegiance.
2. KAKUM NATIONAL PARK
This is one of the popular tourist site in Ghana. It is located in the Central Region of Ghana. The park serves as home to several species of animals like elephants, antelopes, snakes, deer and a lot more wild animals. It has a particular scenery in it that every individual who visits there usually speaks of. This scenery is called the canopy walk way which measures over thirty feets. On the canopy walk way, people are able to see into the forest very well and get the opportunity to see the different variants of the wild animals and trees. This is some kind of adventure to several people and the park attracts tourists from all parts of the world.
3. LAKE VOLTA
Volta Region is one of the regions with enviable tourist sites such as Mountains(mountain Afajato and the others), Rivers, Parks and others. Lake Volta is a tourist product of the Voltarains. It is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world competing with lake Victoria and the others. This site sustains a serene and refreshing environment for all. It has aided the economy especially with transportation. It has also contributed to hydro-electric power supply. Ghana cherishes this site a lot.
4. ABURI BOTANICAL GARDENS
Evidently enough, gardens are very important to people as they serve different purposes to them. Some go to gardens to carry out research work, religious activities and picnics. Aburi gardens is one of a kind of which married couples and lovers go there to have fun. This garden is also in the Eastern Region and it contributes immensely to the hospitality industry.
5. LABADI BEACH
Beaches have really gained relevance in our country Ghana. Lots of individuals during festivities visit these beaches to have a refreshing moment. Labadi Beach is also made mention of when we talk about beaches. It is indeed worthy of note that it has contributed so much to our country.
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