Accra Markets Explorer Half-Day Tour
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- Visit the vibrant open-air markets of Accra
- See how locally-sourced wood is used at the Timber Market
- Learn about the uses of indigenous plants and roots in herbal medicine
- Find out how herbs are used in the practice of African voodoo
Join an enthusiastic local guide and take a walk through the Makol and Salaga markets of Accra. Learn the art of bargaining from your guide, who will let you in on a few local secrets that will help in your shopping efforts. Stop at the timber market in Arena Accra and learn about the many different uses of wood sourced from local forests and plantations. While here, visit the intriguing herb market and marvel at the range of roots, leaves and herbs on display. Find out how these plants are used in the voodoo religion and as cures for a range of different illnesses and afflictions.
Local traditional medicine men and women frequently rely on nature to provide cures and relief for various ailments, so take the time to learn firsthand how these plants can be used to administer first aid in the bush and provide cures for common illnesses. Finish this half-day tour of Accra's markets armed with useful knowledge about traditional medicine, a camera full of interesting images and hopefully a few unique souvenirs!
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Tips & gratuities for your guide
Meet the guide in front of Palladium Cinema Hall (opposite the Asafoatse Nettey Methodist Church Old Accra). The tour concludes at Palladium Hall, Arena Old Accra. (Open in Google Maps)
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