Bolgatanga (Bolga) is the capital of the Bolgatanga Municipal District of northern Ghana. The town is located about 130km from Tamale. Bolgatanga also doubles as the Capital city of the Upper East Region of Ghana.
Bolgatanga is renowned for its handicrafts - hats, basket and leather goods. The Bolgatanga Crafts village is a renowned tourist destination known all over Africa and in many parts of the world. The quality of the Bolgatanga baskets gets people travelling from far and near to purchase. Elephants and the city of Bolga are synonymous too. Hundreds of tourists find their way to Bolgatanga yearly to see on first-hand the elephants together with the other works of nature.
Popular tourist attractions in Bolga include the Tomb of Bbewaa and the sacred crocodile ponds at Paga. The Bolga town boasts of the distinguished Bolgatanga Nurses Training College and Bolgatanga Technical Institute. The Bolgatanga Polytechnic , Bolga SHS and the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital are also well-known places in the city.
Hotels in Bolgatanga
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Mama's Place Guesthouse, Winimiba Guest House and Saleti Guest House are budget-friendly Bolga hotels with prices no one can beat. Akayet Hotel is a fun-packed luxury Bolgatanga hotel every guest will enjoy every day of their stay.
Premier Lodge, Apple Villa Guest House, Sira Lodge and Nasona Guesthouse are among the most popular Bolgatanga hotels you will find.
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