Attractions

Top Choice Market in Kumasi

Kejetia Market

From afar, the Kejetia Market looks like an alien mothership landed in the centre of Kumasi. Closer up, the rusting tin roofs of this huge market (often cited as the largest in West Africa; there are 11,000 stalls a…
Museum in Kumasi

Prempeh II Jubilee Museum

This museum may be small but the personalised tour included with admission is a fascinating introduction to Ashanti culture and history. Among the displays are artefacts relating to the Ashanti king Prempeh II, incl…
Museum in Kumasi

Manhyia Palace Museum

Manhyia Palace was built by the British in 1925 to receive Prempeh I when he returned from a quarter of a century of exile in the Seychelles to resume residence in Kumasi. It was used by the Ashanti kings until 1974…
Arts Centre in Kumasi

National Cultural Centre

The National Cultural Centre is set within peaceful, shaded grounds and includes craft workshops, where you can see brassworking, woodcarving, pottery making, batik cloth dyeing and kente cloth weaving, as well as a…
Church in Kumasi

Wesley Methodist Cathedral

This grand red-brick Methodist Church is the largest in the region.