Aburi Botanical Gardens, Accra

3.5
#2 of 7 in Parks in Accra
Opened in 1890 on the site of a former sanatorium for colonial officials, Aburi Botanical Gardens now represents a popular picnic spot. Take a guided tour to learn how colonial settlers from Europe introduced new plants into Ghana, and what methods they used to encourage cocoa and rubber production in the area. A crashed World War II helicopter provides a neat backdrop for a few snapshots. Plan to visit Aburi Botanical Gardens and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Accra attractions using our Accra online road trip planner.
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  • ... in the craziness that is Accra. Perched up on a hilltop, about 20 miles outside the city center, Aburi Botanical Gardens is an interesting, lovely place to stroll around and appreciate the...  more »
  • Located not far from Accra this is a must for nature lovers. Plenty of flowers, trees and creepers. There is also some cocoa plants and 2 broken helicopters with some Rawlings history. Nice place.....  more »
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  • Lovely tall trees and scenery. Can bring your food along for a picnic (bring your own cloth or chairs and table) however there are kids an some adults there who literally stalk you for money or food which makes the whole experience a bit agitating. Not quite sure if they have washrooms either.
  • Cool and serene environment. Nice for biking and just enjoying cool breeze. Only disadvantage is that the place seems to be getting dryer may due to the season. But in all itโ€™s a cool experience. ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ

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