Half-Day Old and New Accra Urban Experience Walking TourProduct ID: 15359
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- Visit the unique, urban communities of modern Accra
- See how the industrious local people make a living
- Learn about the heritage and culture of people living in Old Fadama
- Witness how old machinery and appliances are put to use
In the morning, meet up with your friendly local guide and head off to the Old Fadama area of Accra. Here, you’ll be able to witness another way of life as people who have migrated from the north of the country search to improve their existence.
Take time to learn how local people go about their trade, using disused machinery, appliances and equipment to their benefit. From old refrigerators to computers, printers, microwaves and industrial machinery, the local community dismantle the appliances, locate the valuable parts find a use for them. Whether selling valuable elements or using parts for other appliances, the people here are very industrious at making a living.
Although this practice sometimes poses an environmental hazard, the community has little choice but to do this work, since there are few other sources of income available. While on the tour, take time to ask questions and interact with this special community, who, despite extreme hardship, still manage to survive with a sense of pride and humility.
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Personal expenses
This tour is held daily. Meet your guide in front of Palladium Cinema Hall (opposite to the Asafoatse Nettey Methodist Church) in Old Accra at 10:00 AM. (Open in Google Maps)
Product ID: 15359