Kumasi City Tour
Located in the southern part of Ghana is the largest metropolitan city in the country, situated close to a rain forest which holds the locally famous Lake Bosumtwi. Late 16th century it became the capital of Ashanti and soon also became the commercial and cultural capital. The Garden City which Kumasi is also known as is endowed with a natural beauty of different flowers and plants. Services and Manufacturing have been the major profession in the city for a long time, this was declared due to their strong ability in the mining of gold and exporting along with other goods like hardwood and cocoa. The Ghana stock exchange and half of the national timber industry is based, also is the Guinness breweries of Ghana. There lots of shopping centres in the city which makes trading one of their daily activities, the main source of electricity in the city are solar energy systems.
Points of interests in Kumasi
In the late 18th century the Fort Kumasi and the Kumasi Hat Museum were successfully erected, the royal attraction points include the National Cultural centre which contains several tools made of gold.
Later in the 19th century, the Royal palaces of Ashantehene and Manhyia which are now museums were built, the historical Sword of Okomfo Anokye, the central market and the city also holds a zoo.
Best Hotels in Kumasi
Golden Tulip Kumasi is one of the top rated hotels in Kumasi with a lot of good quality facilities and professional staff, the blending of serene atmosphere, natural beautification in the area and absolute pampering made the hotel very unique amongst other accommodations. The Sir Max Hotel is also one hotel that’s for business and pleasure stay with an absolute feeling of home away from home. For other options, check our complete list of Kumasi hotels. The accommodation facilities available ranges from cheap hotels to luxury resorts in Kumasi. You also enjoy the freedom to pay now or pay later on most accommodations in Kumasi.
Transportation system in Kumasi
The city has a functioning airport which has scheduled flights to local cities but going through a renovation so to be able to perform night activities, but currently, the Kumasi Airport is served by about 4 different airlines. Kumasi is linked by railroad to Accra and Sekondi-Takoradi which is temporarily closed due to damaged tracks among other things. There are taxi cabs and metro buses that operate in and out of the city.