Monthly Archives: April 2020

Rattray Park, Kumasi

THE RATTRAY PARK-KUMASI CITY Welcome to Rattray Park-Kumasi city, a modern-day garden with state-of -the-art recreational facilities and the best of serene natural environment located right in the heart of Kumasi, the “Garden City of West Africa”. The park provides 43,252.18m2 (10.69 acres) of open space located within 2km of the city centre and boasts […]

Kumasi Zoological Garden

KUMASI ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS Kumasi zoological gardens (Kumasi zoo) was opened as a result of a decision taken in July 1951 by the Asanteman council to preserve Ashanti culture, foster social research and publish journals on Ashanti customs and other matters of general interest. Currently it holds a modest selection of Ghana’s wildlife. A more remarkable […]

Bomfobiri Wildlife sanctuary, ASHANTI REGION

THE BOMFOBIRI WILDLIFE SANCTUARY, ASHANTI REGION The reserve showcases a tropical landscape, vibrant waterfalls and a wide variety of birds and animal life. Bomfobiri Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Kumawu Traditional Area in the Ashanti region. The area is 53 km2. This consists of a jungle and a grand savannah landscape with more than […]

Adanwomase Kente village, Ashanti region

ADANWOMASE KENTE VILLAGE Strip-weaving has existed in West Africa since the 11th century and the village of Adanwomase has been weaving the cloth known today as Kente since the 17th Century. It has served as the royal weaving village for the Asantehene (Asante King).Weavers create customized designs for clients. kente is used in worship and […]

Let’s explore the Ashanti region

The Asantes (Ashantis) constitute the largest of the various subgroups of the Akan, who trace their origins partly to Bono-Manso and Techiman, in present-day Brong Ahafo Region. The Asante kingdom was founded by the great King Osei Tutu in the eighteenth century. His fetish priest, Okomfo Anokye unified the Asante states through allegiance to the […]