Explore traditional handicrafts from all over Ghana at Center for National Culture, a tourist haven with workshops, art galleries, and an arts and crafts bazaar selling a wide range of handmade objects. Hand-woven Kente cloth, carved wooden sculptures, drums, leather bags and beads, earrings, and other accessories fill numerous stands, huts, and stalls in a themed village. Most of the products are made by local artisans, though some are imported from other African countries. See if you can catch one of the live music performances hosted here regularly. Make Center for National Culture a centerpiece of your Accra vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Accra online visit planner .
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Center for National Culture Reviews
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.... more »
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... more »
Good place for buying artworks, local African clothes, lots of woodwork, basically we need to bargain for buying anything. I usually get 50% less when bargain with the people, I love Ghanaian and their friendly behavior. Don't miss to visit and buy lots of good stuff in a Accra..
Good place to shop local art and crafts, dresses, cultural artifacts. Good place to hone your bargaining skills. Have fun with it. The local people are very nice and always helpful. A true Ghanaian/African experience.
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