The best souvenirs have the power to vividly etch your time abroad in your memory. For instance, the right souvenir will take you back to the streets, the beach, or to that lovely restaurant. Here are our top picks for finding souvenirs in Accra.
Best Places to Find Souvenirs in Accra:
Accra Arts Center (Centre for National Culture)
The Accra Arts Center is a maze of hundreds of stalls offering a colorful array of made in Ghana and Ghanaian goodies. Hence, you will find the best souvenirs in Accra at the Arts Center. For instance, you can expect to find dashikis, Ghana Black Star jerseys, beads, and wooden handicrafts. However, be sure to set aside some time for bargaining and discovering hidden gems.
Alive and Kicking Ghana
There’s no better souvenir to get from a football crazy nation than a football. In essence, Alive and Kicking is a social enterprise that hand stitches footballs with love in Accra. Additionally, Alive & Kicking produces extra special customized balls.
Find Alive and Kicking Ghana on Facebook at @ballsforghana
Gold Coast Miniatures
The best way to take Ghana home is by taking along reproductions of our iconic buildings. In the event that such souvenirs are your thing, you should get a Gold Coast Miniatures souvenir. Most noteworthy is how striking and startlingly accurate each production is.
Find Gold Coast Miniatures on Instagram at @goldcoastminiatures
Wild Gecko Handicrafts
Wild Gecko offers an outstanding variety of exceptionally well-made handmade artifacts. Notably, Wild Gecko’s product line includes kitchenware, table sets, and wood carvings. With this in mind, you should visit Wild Gecko and stock up in order to decorate your mantelpiece.
Find Wild Gecko Handicrafts on Facebook at @handicrafts.wildgecko
Affch is a Ghanaian start up that produces vinyl stickers and posters of iconic Ghanaian buildings. In fact, Affch’s stickers and posters are perfect reminders of your time in Ghana. Particularly, they are perfect for your fridge, laptop, backpacks, and notebooks. You can purchase Affch stickers online and at Elle Lokko and Tea Baa